BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) _ Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $471 million.
On a per-share basis, the Benton Harbor, Michigan-based company said it had profit of $7.51. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $6.68 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $6.15 per share.
The maker of Maytag, KitchenAid and other appliances posted revenue of $5.49 billion in the period, which did not meet Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.65 billion.
Whirlpool expects full-year earnings to be $26.25 per share.
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