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BRIEF-West Fraser Timber Co Reports Q1 EPS Of C$2.53

April 25 (Reuters) - West Fraser Timber Co Ltd:

* WEST FRASER ANNOUNCES 2018 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS

* Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$2.98

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$2.53

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW C$2.72 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

* QTRLY SALES $1,364 MILLION VERSUS $1,189 MILLION

* IN Q1, RESULTS WERE ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY TRANSPORTATION SERVICE DISRUPTIONS

* WEST FRASER - UNCERTAIN WHEN BACKLOG OF SHIPMENTS WILL BE CLEARED AND WILL LIKELY INCUR ADDITIONAL STORAGE, FREIGHT AND OTHER DISTRIBUTION COSTS

* PULP MILLS DO NOT HAVE ANY SCHEDULED MAJOR MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWNS DURING BALANCE OF 2018

* Q1 REVENUE VIEW C$1.47 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reuters.Briefs@thomsonreuters.com)

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