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Sykes: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Sykes Enterprises Inc. (SYKE) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $18.1 million.

The Tampa, Florida-based company said it had net income of 44 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 56 cents per share.

The outsourcing company posted revenue of $397.5 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in December, Sykes expects its per-share earnings to range from 64 cents to 68 cents.

The company said it expects revenue in the range of $415 million to $420 million for the fiscal fourth quarter.

Sykes expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.07 to $2.11 per share, with revenue ranging from $1.6 billion to $1.61 billion.

Sykes shares have risen 30% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $32.05, an increase of 4.5% in the last 12 months.

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