April 21 (Reuters) - General Electric Co reported a 1 percent decline in quarterly revenue on Friday, hurt by lower sales in its oil and gas and lighting businesses.
However, earnings from continuing operations attributable to GE shareholders rose to $858 million in the first quarter ended March 31, from $248 million a year earlier.
Earnings per share from continuing operations rose to 10 cents from 3 cents. (invent.ge/2obaxNT)
Total revenue fell to $27.66 billion from $27.85 billion.
Reporting by Rachit Vats in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila