VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Equinox Gold Corp. (EQX) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $10.9 million.
The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had profit of 8 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 12 cents per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 11 cents per share.
The gold miner posted revenue of $130 million in the period.
Equinox Gold shares have risen almost 10% since the beginning of the year.