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For the latest first quarter ended March 2011, the company reported earnings of $38.3 million, or 56 cents per share, compared to a loss of $0.1 million, or break even per share in the year-ago quarter. Revenue for the period soared 30.9% year-over-year to $394.6 million from $301.5 million, resulting primarily from higher realized prices for aluminum and bigger third-party shipment volumes in the bauxite, primary aluminum, and flat rolled products segments.
Shares of thre Aluminum company were trading up 1.45 percent at $16.12 at 12:14 p.m. CDT.
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