CHICAGO (AP) _ Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $15.1 million in its first quarter.
The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 5 cents per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 15 cents per share.
The aluminum producer posted revenue of $365.8 million in the period.
Century shares have risen 59 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $13.62, an increase of 64 percent in the last 12 months.
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