CHICAGO (AP) — Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (JLL) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $134.9 million.

On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had profit of $2.93. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $3.02 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.31 per share.

The financial and professional services company posted revenue of $3.97 billion in the period.

Jones Lang LaSalle shares have dropped slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased slightly more than 3 percent in the last 12 months.

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