Ferrari profits grow as sports car sales rise

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Luxury carmaker Ferrari reported a jump in profit in the third quarter boosted by higher sales. Sales rose 21% in the third quarter giving the company €723m (£522m) in revenue, a 9% rise from last year. Fiat Chrysler, which sold 10% of its stake in Ferrari to New York investors last week also released results.

Shares fell 3.5% after it said it made significant losses stemming from what the company called a “recall environment”. The world’s 7th largest car company reported a net loss of €299m despite growing sales of Jeeps globally.

Ferrari profits grow as sports car sales rise

Fiat Chrysler did manage to boost earning 35% to €1.3bn from €968m the previous year. Fiat Chrysler confirmed its revised earnings forecast which it raised at the end of the second quarter.

The sale of Ferrari helped secure this increase. Ferrari said it expects deliveries to reach 7,700 vehicles by year end.

Courtesy Reuters

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