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Agilent Technologies Q3 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Agilent Technologies (A) released earnings for its third quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line totaled $236 million, or $0.73 per share. This compares with $175 million, or $0.54 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Excluding items, Agilent Technologies reported adjusted earnings of $217 million or $0.67 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.63 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 8.1% to $1.20 billion from $1.11 billion last year.

Agilent Technologies earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $217 Mln. vs. $191 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $0.67 vs. $0.59 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.63
-Revenue (Q3): $1.20 Bln vs. $1.11 Bln last year.

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