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Mining heavyweight Teck posts surprise first-quarter profit

Company tops expectations with earnings of 2 cents per share

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VANCOUVER—Teck Resources Ltd. reported its first-quarter financial results April 26, topping analyst estimates.

The Vancouver-based company posted net income of $68.5 million for the quarter, or a 12 cents per share profit. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 2 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 6 cents per share.

The Canadian mining company posted revenue of $1.24 billion over the time period.

Teck Resources shares have more than doubled since the beginning of the year.

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