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Airbus Posts Higher Q3 Operating Profit


Airbus Group NV (OTC: EADSY) reported a rise in its third-quarter operating profit.

Its operating profit gained 14% to 744 million euros. However, analysts were projecting a 1.7% rise in operating profit.

Airbus posted quarterly net income of EUR264 million, down 41% from EUR445 million, in the year-ago period.

Its sales came in unchanged at EUR13.3 billion.

The company's nine-month operating earnings, before one-off items, surged to 2.6 billion euros (3.23 billion USD), while revenue rose 4%.

The company also stuck to its forecast for the full year.

Airbus shares fell 0.90% to close at $14.83 yesterday.


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