(RTTNews) - Entergy Corp (ETR) released earnings for its third quarter that increased from last year.
The company's earnings totaled $521 million, or $2.59 per share. This compares with $365 million, or $1.82 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Excluding items, Entergy Corp reported adjusted earnings of $491 million or $2.44 per share for the period.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.42 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
Entergy Corp earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q3): $491 Mln. vs. $506 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q3): $2.44 vs. $2.52 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $2.42
-Guidance: Full year EPS guidance: $5.60 to $5.70
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