Oct 20 (Reuters) - Beijer Ref Ab (Publ) says:
* Net sales in Q3 of 2017 increased by 4 percent compared with same period last year, amounting to SEK 2,555 million (2,461).
* Operating profit for Q3 of 2017 was SEK 217 million (173).
* Profit for period was SEK 149 million (117). Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Johan Sennero)