Wirecard AG on Wednesday said that its net profit climbed in the third quarter, as revenue rose with increased transaction volumes.
Net profit at the German payments company WDI, -1.41% was 149.2 million euros ($165.6 million) in the quarter, compared with EUR94.9 million in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue rose to EUR731.5 million from EUR534.9 million, Wirecard said. In the nine-month period, transactions rose 38%, it said.
Third-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization were EUR211.1 million, up from EUR147.9 million. Analysts had estimated third-quarter Ebitda of EUR210 million and revenue of EUR727 million, according to a consensus forecast provided by FactSet.
Wirecard backed its 2019 Ebitda outlook of between EUR765 million and EUR815 million. For 2020, the company expects Ebitda between EUR1.0 billion and EUR1.12 billion.