Carpet maker Mohawk third-quarter profits rise
Calhoun, Georgia-based Mohawk said it earned $91.4 million, or $1.36 per share, up from $81.6 million, or $1.21 a share, a year earlier. Sales rose 6 percent to $967 million.
Analysts on average expected a profit of $1.35, according to Reuters Research, a unit of Reuters Group Plc. In July, the company had forecast earnings from $1.25 to $1.35 a share.