Adjusted EBITA climbed 20% to €915M ($1.3B), topping consensus of €874M.
Sales edged up 1% to €6.8B, below expectations of €6.84B.
Philips warned that it remains cautious for 2014, due to macroeconomic uncertainties, currency fluctuations and weak Q4 orders.
Healthcare bookings -1%, due to uncertainty over U.S. healthcare reforms and European austerity.
Demand in China again surpassed management targets, helped by sales of air purifiers, rice cookers and shavers.
Proposes dividend of €0.80 ($1.10) per share. (PR)