By Kimberly Chin
Intuit Inc.'s profit rose in the fiscal third quarter as sales jumped 39% driven by a boost from the tax filing season and stronger growth across its segments.
The maker of financial management tools TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint recorded a quarterly profit of $1.46 billion, for the period ended April 30, compared with $1.08 billion in the same period last year. Earnings were $5.30 a share, up from $4.11 a share a year earlier.
On an adjusted basis, Intuit posted earnings of $6.07 a share, missing analysts' consensus expectations of $6.47 an adjusted share, according to a FactSet poll.
Total net revenue increased to $4.17 billion from $3 billion a year ago. Analysts were targeting $4.39 billion in revenue.
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