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CSX posts higher quarterly profit as prices, non-coal operations help

Oct 15 (Reuters) - CSX Corp posted a higher quarterly profit as its non-coal business did well and the railroad increased prices.

CSX, the first of big railroads to report quarterly results, earned $463 million or 46 cents a share, up from $455 million or 44 cents a share, last year.

Revenue came in at $3 billion.

Analysts, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S, were expecting earnings of 43 cents a share, on revenue of $2.95 billion.