February 1, 2013 / 12:50 PM / 5 years ago

Tyson Food's first-quarter profit rises

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Friday, helped by growth in its beef and chicken business.

Tyson, the largest U.S. meat company, said profit rose to $173 million, or 48 cents per share, for the first quarter ended Dec. 29, from $156 million, or 42 cents per share, a year earlier.

Sales rose to $8.40 billion from $8.33 billion a year earlier.

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below