UPDATE 1-Green Mountain sales miss estimates, shares fall
Aug 7 (Reuters) - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc's third-quarter revenue missed analysts' estimates, hurt mainly by a drop in sales in Canada, sending its shares down 6 percent after market.
The maker of Keurig single-serve brewers, and the K-Cups that go with them, said revenue from Canada fell 3 percent, accounting for about 15 percent of total sales.
Net income rose to $116.3 million, or 76 cents per share, from $73.3 million, or 46 cents per share, a year earlier.
On an adjusted basis, Green Mountain earned 82 cents per share.
Analysts on average had expected earnings of 77 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Revenue rose 11 percent to $967.1 million, missing market estimates of $981.1 million.
Sales of Green Mountain's single-serve K-cup coffee pods rose 18 percent in the quarter ended June 29.
The company's shares were trading at $74.29 after the bell. They closed at $79.26 on the Nasdaq on Wednesday.