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BRIEF-Gildan Activewear Q3 earnings per share $0.52

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Gildan Activewear Inc

* Gildan Activewear reports third quarter results and increases full year adjusted EPS guidance

* Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.52

* Q3 sales $716.4 million

* Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.53 excluding items

* Gildan Activewear Inc - q3 consolidated net sales of $716.4 million, in line with prior year

* Gildan Activewear Inc - company raises full year adjusted EPS guidance range to $1.70-$1.72

* Gildan Activewear Inc - board of directors has declared a cash dividend of U.S. $0.0935 per share

* Gildan Activewear Inc - full year capital expenditures continue to be projected to be approximately $100 million

* Gildan Activewear Inc - projecting free cash flow in excess of $450 million for year compared to its previous estimate of in excess of $425 million

* Fy2017 earnings per share view $1.70 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Q3 revenue view $749.7 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: