Centerra posts lower profit as gold prices fall
May 6 (Reuters) - Centerra Gold Inc reported a steep drop in first-quarter profit, hurt by lower gold prices and a 23 percent decline in sales.
The company's net earnings fell to $2.1 million, or 1 cent per share, compared with earnings of $51.4 million, or 22 cents, a year earlier.
Revenue fell to $148.2 million from $192.3 million a year earlier. (Reporting by Allison Martell in Toronto and Anannya Pramanick in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)
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