S&P Global Inc. Q3 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

S&P Global Inc. (SPGI) reported earnings for its third quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $797 million, or $3.30 per share. This compares with $455 million, or $1.88 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Excluding items, S&P Global Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $855 million or $3.54 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $3.15 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 13.0% to $2.09 billion from $1.85 billion last year.

S&P Global Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $855 Mln. vs. $689 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $3.54 vs. $2.85 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $3.15
-Revenue (Q3): $2.09 Bln vs. $1.85 Bln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $13.50 to $13.65

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