Mohawk Industries, Inc. Announces First Quarter EarningsCALHOUN, Georgia, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) today announced 2015 first quarter net earnings of $22 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $.30. Excluding unusual charges, net earnings were $125 million and EPS was $1.70, a 38% increase over last year's first quarter adjusted EPS and the highest Q1 adjusted EPS in the company's history. Net sales for the first quarter of 2015 were $1.9 billion, an increase of approximately 4% versus the prior year's first quarter or 6% on a constant days and currency exchange rate basis excluding a 2014 disposition of a ceramic plant. For the first quarter of 2014, net sales were $1.8 billion, net earnings were $81 million and EPS was $1.11; excluding unusual charges, net earnings were $90 million and EPS was $1.23.