WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) announced a profit for its first quarter that climbed from last year.
The company's earnings totaled $264.1 million, or $1.14 per share. This compares with $241.3 million, or $1.02 per share, in last year's first quarter.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.06 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company's revenue for the quarter rose 1.1% to $3.63 billion from $3.59 billion last year.
Omnicom Group Inc. earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q1): $264.1 Mln. vs. $241.3 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q1): $1.14 vs. $1.02 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $1.06 -Revenue (Q1): $3.63 Bln vs. $3.59 Bln last year.
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