The office furniture supplier projected adjusted earnings of $0.76 to $0.80 per diluted share on revenue in the range of $645 million to $665 million. The average forecast of analysts was for adjusted earnings of $0.72 on revenue of $654.85 million.
Shares of Herman Miller climbed 5.7% to $37.06 in Thursday's pre-market Nasdaq trading.
“Broad-based order growth for the quarter was led by our international and consumer businesses, highlighting the power of our family of brands to drive growth through both our global dealer network and consumer channels,” CEO Andi Owen said in a statement.
For the third quarter ended March 2, the office furniture supplier posted adjusted earnings of $0.64 per diluted share on net sales of $619 million, up 7% from a year earlier. The average forecast of analysts was for earnings of $0.60 on revenue of $623.35 million.
The company ended the third quarter with total cash and cash equivalents of $113.5 million. Cash flow generated from operations was $39.1 million in the current quarter, compared with $29.2 million a year earlier.
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