DirecTV (DTV) on Thursday reported earnings of $611 million in its third quarter.
The El Segundo, California-based company said it had profit of $1.21 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.33 per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.24 per share.
The provider of satellite TV services posted revenue of $8.37 billion in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Analysts expected $8.31 billion, according to Zacks.
DirecTV shares have risen 27 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 9.5 percent. The stock has risen 38 percent in the last 12 months.
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