WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - AptarGroup Inc. (ATR) reported that its first-quarter net income attributable to company was $40.0 million, or $0.59 per share, compared to $43.8 million or $0.64 per share in the previous year quarter.
Net sales declined 4% to $617.63 million from $592.50 million in the comparable quarter last year.
On average, twelve analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit of $0.66 per share on revenue of $630.90 million for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company expects second quarter earnings per share to be in the range of $0.73 to $0.78. Analysts currently expect second quarter earnings of $0.72 per share.
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