Vulcan Materials Co. Q1 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) reported earnings for its first quarter that rose from last year.

The company's profit came in at $160.61 million, or $1.20 per share. This compares with $60.26 million, or $0.45 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.45 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 1.9% to $1.07 billion from $1.05 billion last year.

Vulcan Materials Co. earnings at a glance:

-EPS (Q1): $0.69 vs. $0.47 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.45
-Revenue (Q1): $1.07 Bln vs. $1.05 Bln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $4.85 - $5.30

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