By Adriano Marchese
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. on Thursday reported a rise in second-quarter profit, benefiting from higher revenue in the period.
The operator of global exchanges, clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services said earnings per share were $2.22, up from 95 cents a year earlier.
Net income was $1.25 billion, compared with $523 million, it said.
Adjusted earnings were $1.16 a share, meeting analyst consensus expectations, taken from FactSet.
Sales rose to $2.13 billion from $1.97 billion, the company said.
The company said it has approved a third-quarter dividend of 33 cents a share, up from the prior-year period's 30 cents.
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