CME Group, Inc. Q1 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

CME Group, Inc. (CME) revealed earnings for first quarter that fell from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled $574.4 million, or $1.60 per share. This compares with $766.2 million, or $2.14 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Excluding items, CME Group, Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $641.2 million or $1.79 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.75 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter fell 17.8% to $1.25 billion from $1.52 billion last year.

CME Group, Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $641.2 Mln. vs. $835.8 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $1.79 vs. $2.33 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.75
-Revenue (Q1): $1.25 Bln vs. $1.52 Bln last year.

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