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By Anthony Shevlin
EssilorLuxottica SA (EL.FR) said Tuesday that revenue in the first quarter rose and backed its guidance for the year.
The company, which was created in October 2018 from the combination of France's optical-lens manufacturer Essilor and Italy's luxury eyewear maker Luxottica, said revenue was 4.21 billion euros ($4.71 billion) compared with a pro forma figure of EUR3.92 billion the year previous.
Revenue rose 7.5% on a reported basis and 3.7% at constant currencies, the company said.
EssilorLuxottica backed its guidance for 2019 and expects sales growth of between 3.5% and 5%.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
May 07, 2019 01:31 ET (05:31 GMT)
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