(RTTNews) - Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) released earnings for its third quarter that rose from last year.
The company's earnings totaled $117.79 million, or $0.96 per share. This compares with $80.47 million, or $0.68 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Excluding items, Atmos Energy Corporation reported adjusted earnings of $96.83 million or $0.79 per share for the period.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.76 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company's revenue for the quarter rose 1.5% to $493.00 million from $485.74 million last year.
Atmos Energy Corporation earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q3): $96.83 Mln. vs. $80.47 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q3): $0.79 vs. $0.68 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $0.76 -Revenue (Q3): $493.00 Mln vs. $485.74 Mln last year.
-Guidance: Full year EPS guidance: $4.58 to $4.73
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