Carlsberg beats Q1 sales forecast, narrows full-year profit guidance

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Carlsberg beer is seen on the entrance of a pub in Brussels

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish brewer Carlsberg on Thursday reported first-quarter sales above expectations and narrowed its profit expectation for the full year.

While warning that uncertainties persist, the company narrowed its expectation for organic operating profit this year to between minus 2% and plus 5% from its previous range of between minus 5% and plus 5%.

(Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen, editing by Essi Lehto)