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BRIEF-Astec Industries Reports Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1

May 6 (Reuters) - Astec Industries Inc:

* ASTEC INDUSTRIES REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2020 RESULTS

* Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.00

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.91

* Q1 SALES $288.8 MILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $291.5 MILLION

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $0.38 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA

* ASTEC INDUSTRIES - BACKLOG AS OF MARCH 31, 2020 OF $245.4 MILLION INCREASED BY $8.9 MILLION, OR 3.8% COMPARED TO BACKLOG OF $236.5 MILLION A YEAR AGO

* ASTEC INDUSTRIES - AS OF MAY 6, 2020, ALL BUT ONE OF FACILITIES, OMAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND, ARE OPERATIONAL AND ABLE TO MEET CURRENT DEMAND LEVELS

* ASTEC INDUSTRIES - FACILITY IN SOUTH AFRICA RESUMED OPERATIONS ON MAY 4, 2020 AND OMAGH PLANS TO RESUME OPERATIONS BY MID-MAY, 2020 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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