(RTTNews) - Southwest Airlines Inc. (LUV) reported a profit for its third quarter that advanced from last year.
The company's earnings came in at $659 million, or $1.23 per share. This compares with $615 million, or $1.08 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Excluding items, Southwest Airlines Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $659 million or $1.23 per share for the period.
The company's revenue for the quarter rose 1.1% to $5.64 billion from $5.58 billion last year.
Southwest Airlines Inc. earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q3): $659 Mln. vs. $614 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q3): $1.23 vs. $1.08 last year. -Revenue (Q3): $5.64 Bln vs. $5.58 Bln last year.