Aon plc Q1 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Aon plc (AON) reported earnings for its first quarter that climbed from last year.

The company's profit totaled $913 million, or $4.00 per share. This compares with $772 million, or $3.29 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Excluding items, Aon plc reported adjusted earnings of $997 million or $4.28 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $4.05 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 9.6% to $3.53 billion from $3.22 billion last year.

Aon plc earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $997 Mln. vs. $883 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $4.28 vs. $3.68 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $4.05
-Revenue (Q1): $3.53 Bln vs. $3.22 Bln last year.

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