Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX: Quote) or Bladex reported that its first-quarter net income attributable to the company was $32.2 million or $0.86 per share, up from $16.3 million or $0.44 per share in the same quarter last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.55 per share. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
Net interest income totaled $29.6 million in first quarter 2012, compared to $21.4 million in first quarter 2011.
by RTT Staff Writer
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