* Q3 EPS $0.36 vs $0.33 year-ago
* Q3 revenue up 21 pct
* Says October sales down 2 pct on year
* Sees FY 2010 capex at $11-$13 mln
Nov 1 Drew Industries Inc DW.N, which makes
components for recreational vehicles (RV) and manufactured
homes, posted an 11 percent rise in its third-quarter profit,
partly helped by a rise in sales at its RV segment, but said
sales in October fell compared with the year-ago period.
Sales in October dropped 2 percent to about $40 million on
year, the company said in a statement.
For the July-September quarter, the company reported a rise
in net income to $8.0 million, or 36 cents a share, compared
with $7.2 million, or 33 cents a share, a year ago.
Excluding an after tax non-cash gain of $0.6 million, the
company earned 33 cents a share, for the quarter.
The company posted a 21 percent rise in its revenue to
$146.8 million. Sales at its recreational vehicle products
segment jumped 26 percent to $122.1 million.
Analysts on average were expecting the company to earn 35
cents a share, before special items, on revenue of $147.4
million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
The company, which has Kinro and Lippert Component as it's
subsidiaries, sees capital expenditure for full year 2010 at
Shares of the White Plains, New York-based company, which
have risen 18 percent since it touched a year low in July at
$17.89, closed at $21.07 Friday on the New York Stock
(Reporting by Fareha Khan in Bangalore; Editing by Prem