United Rentals, Inc. Q3 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

United Rentals, Inc. (URI) released earnings for its third quarter that climbed from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled $409 million, or $5.63 per share. This compares with $208 million, or $2.87 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $6.80 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 18.7% to $2.60 billion from $2.19 billion last year.

United Rentals, Inc. earnings at a glance:

-EPS (Q3): $6.58 vs. $5.40 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $6.80
-Revenue (Q3): $2.60 Bln vs. $2.19 Bln last year.

Full year revenue guidance: $9.60 - $9.75 Bln

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