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Kansas City Southern Q1 earnings per share $1.38

Friday, 21 Apr 2017 

April 21 (Reuters) - Kansas City Southern ::Kansas City Southern reports record first quarter revenues, carloads, operating income, operating ratio and earnings per share.Q1 earnings per share $1.38.Q1 revenue $610 million versus I/B/E/S view $593.8 million.Q1 earnings per share view $1.15 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q1 adjusted earnings per share $1.17.Qtrly overall carload volumes were 541 thousand, 6% higher compared to Q1 2016.Kansas City Southern - record Q1 operating ratio of 65.4%, a 1.2 point improvement over Q1 2016.Kansas City Southern - Q1 2017 revenues increased in four commodity groups, led by a 64% increase in energy and a 25% increase in automotive.