SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Wex Inc. (WEX) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $68 million.
The South Portland, Maine-based company said it had net income of $1.56 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $3.31 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.20 per share.
The provider of fuel payment processing for fleet vehicles posted revenue of $612 million in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $603 million.
For the current quarter ending in June, Wex expects its per-share earnings to range from $3.45 to $3.55.
The company said it expects revenue in the range of $613 million to $623 million for the fiscal second quarter.
Wex expects full-year earnings in the range of $13.85 to $14.25 per share, with revenue ranging from $2.45 billion to $2.49 billion.
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