SalMar ASA said its normalized net income for the first quarter amounted to 4.03 Norwegian kroner per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 3.08 kroner per share.
EPS increased year over year from 1.41 kroner.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was 453.1 million kroner, a gain from 159.6 million kroner in the year-earlier period.
The normalized profit margin climbed to 22.6% from 9.9% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue grew 24.0% on an annual basis to 2.00 billion kroner from 1.61 billion kroner, and total operating expenses came to 1.42 billion kroner, compared with 1.41 billion kroner in the year-earlier period.
Reported net income rose from the prior-year period to 589.0 million kroner, or 5.24 kroner per share, from 218.7 million kroner, or 1.93 kroner per share.
As of May 11, US$1 was equivalent to 8.16 Norwegian kroner.