CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Visa reports better-than-expected profit
(Corrects headline and first paragraph to remove reference to gasoline prices helping results)
* Q1 earnings $2.53 per class A share vs. estimate $2.49
* Total operating revenue rises 7 pct to $3.38 bln
* Announces 4-for-1 split of class A common stock
* Shares rise 4 pct after the bell
By Amrutha Gayathri
Jan 29 (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday due to a good holiday season and a strengthening U.S. job market that encouraged people to spend.
The company said e-commerce, which mainly uses cards, was "extraordinarily strong during the holiday season."
But Chief Executive Charlie Scharf said consumer spending on the whole, while at "reasonable" levels, was not accelerating. Continuación...