WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Equifax Inc (EFX) released earnings for its third quarter that climbed from last year.
The company's bottom line totaled $81.1 million, or $0.66 per share. This compares with $38.4 million, or $0.32 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Excluding items, Equifax Inc reported adjusted earnings of $181.4 million or $1.48 per share for the period.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.44 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company's revenue for the quarter rose 7.4% to $895.7 million from $834.2 million last year.
Equifax Inc earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q3): $181.4 Mln. vs. $171.9 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q3): $1.48 vs. $1.41 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $1.44 -Revenue (Q3): $895.7 Mln vs. $834.2 Mln last year.
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