NEW YORK (AP) _ MSCI Inc. (MSCI) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $123.8 million.
The New York-based company said it had profit of $1.36 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.35 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.30 per share.
The maker of software tools to help portfolio managers make investment decisions posted revenue of $357.9 million in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $359.1 million.
MSCI shares have climbed 20 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 30 percent in the last 12 months.
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