OAKS, Pa., Apr. 19, 2017 -- SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) today announced financial results for the first-quarter 2017. Diluted earnings per share were $0.55 in first-quarter 2017 compared to $0.47 in first-quarter 2016. Diluted earnings per share in first-quarter 2016 reflect a pre-tax gain of $2.8 million, or $0.01 per share, from the sale of SEI Asset Korea.
“Our financial results for the quarter reflect new and existing client growth, our focus on expenses, and the necessary investments to expand and strengthen the solutions we bring to our target markets,” said Alfred P. West, Jr., SEI Chairman and CEO.
“While we are committed to executing for clients in the short term, we remain focused on the long-term needs of our markets. Our advanced solutions are at the center of what will help our clients sustain their success, while helping us achieve sustainable growth and provide increased shareholder value.”
|(In thousands, except earnings per share)|
|For the Three Months Ended March 31,|
|Diluted earnings per share||$0.55||$0.47||17%|