HUMANA INC.: The Louisville, Ky., health-care provider said first-quarter earnings rose 28 percent as it raised premiums for commercial health plans and increased the number of customers from government plans. Net income was $50-million, or 30 cents a diluted share, up from $39-million, or 24 cents, a year earlier. Revenue rose 31 percent to $2.40-billion from $1.83-billion.
REPTRON ELECTRONICS INC.: The Tampa company reported a first-quarter net loss of $501,000, or 8 cents a diluted share, compared with net income of $2.2-million, or 35 cents, a year earlier. Revenues were $70.8-million, compared with $76.3-million a year ago.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD.: The Miami cruise line operator said first-quarter profit doubled on higher ticket prices combined with the new ships and cost savings that came with its $1.3-billion purchase of Celebrity Cruises. Net income rose to $77.5-million, or 88 cents a diluted share, from $38.5-million, or 58 cents, a year ago. Revenue rose 67 percent to $659.8-million from $394.6-million.