LONDON (AP) _ BP PLC (BP) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $1.77 billion.
On a per-share basis, the London-based company said it had net income of 53 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 57 cents per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share.
The oil and gas company posted revenue of $60.81 billion in the period.
BP shares have risen 6 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 11 percent in the last 12 months.
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