WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) released earnings for its third quarter that climbed from the same period last year.
The company's profit totaled $154 million, or $0.47 per share. This compares with $59 million, or $0.18 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Excluding items, Fidelity National Information Services reported adjusted earnings of $438 million or $1.33 per share for the period.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.30 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company's revenue for the quarter fell 1.0% to $2.08 billion from $2.10 billion last year.
Fidelity National Information Services earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q3): $438 Mln. vs. $393 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q3): $1.33 vs. $1.17 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $1.30 -Revenue (Q3): $2.08 Bln vs. $2.10 Bln last year.
-Guidance: Full year EPS guidance: $5.20 to $5.24
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