Summary Box: Coca-Cola 3Q net income rises 8 pct

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Posted: Oct 18, 2011 1:38 PM
Summary Box: Coca-Cola 3Q net income rises 8 pct

PROFIT: The Coca-Cola Co.'s third-quarter profit rose 8 percent to $2.22 billion, or 95 cents per share. Excluding one-time items, it earned $1.03 per share.

REVENUE: Total revenue rose 45 percent to $12.25 billion, helped by higher prices, the acquisition of a bottler and stronger beverage sales.

EXPECTATIONS: Coca-Cola beat analyst expectations of $1.02 per share on revenue of $12.05 billion, according to data from FactSet.