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Interface: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ Interface Inc. (TILE) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $15.1 million.

The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 25 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 24 cents per share.

The carpet tile company posted revenue of $240.6 million in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $236.3 million.

Interface shares have decreased nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $25, a climb of 27 percent in the last 12 months.

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