* Q4 adj EPS $0.62 vs. est. $0.45
* Rev up 20 pct, beats Street view
* Aviation segment boosts results
Feb 25 World Fuel Services Corp (INT.N), which
provides fuel and services to aircraft, ships and tanker truck
loading terminals, reported quarterly profit above estimates,
helped by strength at its aviation segment.
For the latest fourth quarter, the company earned $34.5
million, or 57 cents a share, compared with $28.7 million, or
49 cents a share, last year.
Excluding share-based compensation and amortization of
acquired intangible assets, World Fuel Services earned 62 cents
Revenue rose 20 percent to $3.55 billion.
Gross profit at the company's aviation segment rose 40
percent to $49.1 million.
Analysts on average expected earnings of 45 cents a share
on revenue of $3.03 billion, according to Thomson Reuters
World Fuel Services' shares, which have nearly doubled from
their lows of February last year, closed at $24.24 Thursday on
the New York Stock Exchange.
(Reporting by Adveith Nair in Bangalore; Editing by