Eli Lilly And Co. Reveals Increase In Q1 Profit

Eli Lilly And Co. (LLY) revealed a profit for its first quarter that increased from last year

The company's bottom line totaled $1.90 billion, or $2.10 per share. This compares with $1.36 billion, or $1.49 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Excluding items, Eli Lilly And Co. reported adjusted earnings of $2.37 billion or $2.62 per share for the period.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 14.7% to $7.81 billion from $6.81 billion last year.

Eli Lilly And Co. earnings at a glance (GAAP) :

-Earnings (Q1): $1.90 Bln. vs. $1.36 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $2.10 vs. $1.49 last year.
-Revenue (Q1): $7.81 Bln vs. $6.81 Bln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: Adj; $8.15 to $8.30
Full year revenue guidance: $28.8 to $29.3 Bln

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