Cheniere Energy Inc. Q1 Income Climbs

Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) released a profit for its first quarter that rose from the same period last year.

The company's earnings came in at $393 million, or $1.54 per share. This compares with $375 million, or $1.43 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.88 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 14.0% to $3.09 billion from $2.71 billion last year.

Cheniere Energy Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $393 Mln. vs. $375 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $1.54 vs. $1.43 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.88
-Revenue (Q1): $3.09 Bln vs. $2.71 Bln last year.

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