WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI) reported earnings for third quarter that retreated compared to the same period last year.
The company said its earnings fell to $140 million, or $0.61 per share. This was lower than $187 million, or $0.79 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.58 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company said revenue for the quarter fell 21.7% to $1.55 billion. This was down from $1.98 billion last year.
FMC Technologies Inc. earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q3): $140 Mln. vs. $187 Mln. last year. -Earnings Decline (Y-o-Y): -25.1% -EPS (Q3): $0.61 vs. $0.79 last year. -EPS Decline (Y-o-Y): -22.8% -Analysts Estimate: $0.58 -Revenue (Q3): $1.55 Bln vs. $1.98 Bln last year. -Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): -21.7%
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