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Globe Specialty Metals Announces First Quarter 2011 EPS of $.03

Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (Nasdaq: GSM) (the "Company") today announces results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Key points are as follows:

Net sales for the quarter of $137.4 million were up 30% and shipments of 58,448 MT were up 46% from the first quarter of last year.

Net income attributable to GSM for the quarter was $2.2 million, compared to $6.6 million in the quarter ended June 30, 2010 and $8.4 million in the first quarter of last year. Diluted earnings per share were $0.03 for the quarter, compared to $0.09 per share in the quarter ended June 30, 2010 and $0.12 per share in first quarter of last year.

Diluted earnings per share on a comparable basis, as noted in the table below, were $0.08 per share in the first quarter, $0.11 per share in the quarter ended June 30, 2010 and $0.12 per share in the first quarter of last year.

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