CHICAGO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday reported lower third-quarter earnings as equipment sales fell across all three primary segments.
In the third quarter, the heavy equipment maker reported a profit of $1.22 per share compared with $2.66 per share a year ago. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv, on average, expected earnings of $1.16 per share. (Reporting by Rajesh Kumar Singh; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)
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