THOMASVILLE, Ga. (AP) _ Flowers Foods Inc. (FLO) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $43.4 million.
The Thomasville, Georgia-based company said it had profit of 20 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to 22 cents per share.
The bakery goods company posted revenue of $966.6 million in the period.
Flowers Foods expects full-year earnings in the range of 94 cents to 99 cents per share.
Flowers Foods shares have climbed 16% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $21.40, a climb of 12% in the last 12 months.