Celanese Corp. shares advanced in the extended session Monday after the specialty materials company topped Wall Street earnings estimates. Celanses shares rose 3.2% to $65.58 after hours. The company reported adjusted third-quarter earnings of $1.67 a share on revenue of $1.32 billion. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had estimated earnings of $1.60 a share on revenue of $1.38 billion. Separately, Celanese said it will acquire Forli, Italy-based plastics company Softer Group for an unspecified price.
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