Henkel AG & Co. KGaA said its normalized net income for the first quarter amounted to €1.03 per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of €1.23 per share.
EPS increased 6.3% year over year from 97 cents.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was €447.6 million, an increase of 6.3% from €421.1 million in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin climbed to 10.0% from 9.5% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue totaled €4.46 billion, compared with €4.43 billion in the prior-year period, and total operating expenses came to €3.71 billion, compared with €3.73 billion in the year-earlier period.
Reported net income rose 11.7% from the prior-year period to €525.0 million, or €1.21 per share, from €470.0 million, or €1.08 per share.