November 9, 2017 / 6:25 AM / a year ago

Deutsche Post eyes strong Christmas, confirms 2017 earnings goal

FILE PHOTO: A Deutche Post sign stands in front of the Bonn Post Tower, the headquarters of German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post DHL, in Bonn, Germany March 11, 2015.

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPWGn.DE) confirmed its earnings traget for 2017, saying it expected a strong Christmas period, as it reported a 10.5 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Thursday.

The company reported earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 834 million euros (736.90 million pounds), against analyst expectations for 841 million in a Reuters poll.

It stuck to a target for 2017 EBIT of around 3.75 billion euros.

Reporting by Matthias Inverardi; Writing by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Georgina Prodhan

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