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UPDATE: Red Hat Posts Upbeat Q3 Revenue, Plans To Buy ManageIQ

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Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) posted better-than-expected third-quarter revenue and announced its plans to buy privately held ManageIQ for $104 million in cash.

Red Hat projects Q4 earnings of $0.29 to $0.30 per share on revenue of $347 million to $351 million. However, analysts expected earnings of $0.30 per share on revenue of $350.9 million.

Its quarterly net income dropped to $34.8 million, or $0.18 per share, versus $38.2 million, or $0.19 per share, in the year-ago period. On an adjusted basis, Red Hat earned $0.29 per share, in line with estimates.

Red Hat's revenue climbed 18% to $344 million, beating analysts' expectations of $338 million.

Its subscription revenue surged 19% to $294.2 million.

Red Hat shares jumped 6.99% to $56.29 in after-hours trading.

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