March 20 (Reuters) - Canada's Martinrea International Inc posted a rise in quarterly profit, as its customers ramped up prodution of light vehicles in North America.
For the fourth-quarter, the auto parts maker earned C$18.5 million, or 22 Canadian cents a share, compared with C$15.5 million, or 19 Canadian cents a share, a year ago.
Revenue rose by about 46 percent to C$714.8 million.
The company forecast first-quarter net earnings of 28 Canadian cents to 32 Canadian cents a share on revenue of C$690 million to C$710 million.
Shares of the company closed at C$9.90 on Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange.