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BRIEF-Thor Announces Q1 Earnings Per Share $2.43

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Thor Industries Inc:

* THOR ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2018

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.43

* Q1 SALES $2.23 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $1.99 BILLION

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.84 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

* - QTRLY CONSOLIDATED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE BACKLOGS UP 69.9% TO $3.58 BILLION

* - WILL BE FACING TOUGHER YEAR-OVER-YEAR COMPARATIVES DURING SECOND HALF OF FISCAL YEAR

* - “WE ARE STILL EXPERIENCING A TIGHT LABOR MARKET IN NORTHERN INDIANA”

* SAYS BEGINNING TO SEE SOME INFLATIONARY PRICE INCREASES IN CERTAIN RAW MATERIAL AND COMMODITY-BASED COMPONENTS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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