Red Hat Q3 profit increased to $67.9 millionStaff Writer | December 23, 2016
Red Hat reported an increase in profit for the third quarter driven largely by 18 percent growth in revenues.
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Adjusted earnings for the quarter rose to $0.61 per share from $0.48 per share last year.
Revenues for the quarter grew 18 percent to $615.3 million from $523.6 million last year. Analysts had a consensus revenue estimate of $618.02 million for the quarter.
Subscription revenue, which represents the major chunk of revenues, increased 19 percent to $543.3 million.
Looking forward to the full year, Red Hat expects adjusted earnings of about $2.27 per share and revenues of $2.397 billion to $2.405 billion. ■