(Reuters) - Noble Corp
Third-quarter net profit rose to $282 million, or $1.10 per share, from $115 million, or 45 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue grew 22 percent to $1.08 billion. Excluding certain items, Noble made 85 cents per share, whereas analysts, on average, had expected 70 cents, Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S said.
(Reporting by Braden Reddall in San Francisco. Editing by Andre Grenon)