BT FQ3 net profit edges up 1.8%

|About: BT Group plc (BT)|By:, SA News Editor

BT Group's (BT) FQ3 net profit £493M ($812M) vs £484M a year earlier.

Pretax profit £617M vs £583M.

Revenue +2% to £4.6B vs consensus of £4.52B.

Adjusted EPS 7.3 pence vs 6.5 pence.

BT Sport customers pass 2.5M.

Expects adjusted fiscal-year EBITDA to come in at the upper end of a range of £6-6.1B.

Shares +3.5% in London. (PR)