March 11, 2008 / 1:10 PM / 10 years ago

Empire profit up 52 percent in third quarter

TORONTO (Reuters) - Empire Co Ltd (EMPa.TO) said on Tuesday that third-quarter earnings rose 52 percent, helped by same-store results from it Sobeys unit, the No. 2 supermarket chain in Canada.

    Profit increased to C$48.6 million ($49.1 million), or 74 Canadian cents per share, from C$31.9 million, or 49 Canadian cents per share, in the same period last year.

    ($1=$0.99 Canadian)

    Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Renato Andrade

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