LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Allegiant Travel Co. (ALGT) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $57.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company said it had net income of $3.52. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $3.98 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.88 per share.
The travel services company posted revenue of $451.6 million in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $454.5 million.
Allegiant Travel expects full-year earnings in the range of $13.25 to $14.75 per share.
Allegiant Travel shares have climbed 33 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $133.61, a fall of 7 percent in the last 12 months.
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