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Harsco Corp Q1 Profit Advances

Harsco Corp (HSC) released a profit for its first quarter that rose from last year.

The company's bottom line totaled $17.81 million, or $0.21 per share. This compares with $8.89 million, or $0.11 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.19 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 9.4% to $408 million from $373 million last year.

Harsco Corp earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $17.81 Mln. vs. $8.89 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $0.21 vs. $0.11 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.19
-Revenue (Q1): $408 Mln vs. $373 Mln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $1.11 to $1.24

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