DUBLIN (AP) -- Allergan PLC (AGN) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $5.3 billion, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Dublin-based company said it had profit of $13.29. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $3.48 per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.20 per share.
The Botox maker posted revenue of $4.09 billion in the period.
Allergan shares have risen 20 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 2.5 percent. The stock has risen 25 percent in the last 12 months.
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