DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines is reporting profits rose more than 16 percent, to $615 million during the third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Dallas company had a profit of $1.08, beating estimates by 2 cents, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research.
Revenue was $5.58 billion, also edging out forecasts.
Shares of Southwest Airlines Co. have dropped 17 percent since the beginning of the year.
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