Shaw Communications Inc. Reveals Rise In Q1 Profit

( - Shaw Communications Inc. ( SJR ) announced earnings for its first quarter that climbed from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled C$187 million, or C$0.36 per share. This compares with C$111 million, or C$0.22 per share, in last year's first quarter.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 8.8% to C$1.36 billion from C$1.25 billion last year.

Shaw Communications Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): C$187 Mln. vs. C$111 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q1): C$0.36 vs. C$0.22 last year. -Revenue (Q1): C$1.36 Bln vs. C$1.25 Bln last year.

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