S&P Global Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

S&P Global Inc. (SPGI) revealed earnings for its second quarter that increased from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $798 million, or $3.30 per share. This compares with $792 million, or $3.28 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, S&P Global Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $875 million or $3.62 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $3.24 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 8.8% to $2.11 billion from $1.94 billion last year.

S&P Global Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $875 Mln. vs. $822 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $3.62 vs. $3.40 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $3.24
-Revenue (Q2): $2.11 Bln vs. $1.94 Bln last year.

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