ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) _ Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $753.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Roseland, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.73. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.77 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.69 per share.
The payroll and human resources company posted revenue of $3.85 billion in the period, missing Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.9 billion.
ADP shares have risen 25% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 18%. The stock has risen 39% in the last 12 months.
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