SAO PAULO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo - SABESP (BM&FBovespa: SBSP3; NYSE: SBS), one of the largest water and sewage services providers in the world based in the number of customers, announces today its results for the third quarter 2013.
In 3Q13, net operating revenue reached R$ 2.8 billion, a 2.3% growth compared to 3Q12.
Costs and expenses, including construction costs, dropped 2.4%, from R$ 2.0 billion in 3Q12 to R$ 1.9 billion in 3Q13.
EBIT grew 15.5%, from R$ 721.8 million in 3Q12 to R$ 833.6 million in 3Q13.
Adjusted EBITDA increased 15.5%, from R$ 902.0 million in 3Q12 to R$ 1,042.0 million in 3Q13.
The adjusted EBITDA margin moved from 33.3% in 3Q12 to 37.6% in 3Q13. Excluding construction revenues and construction costs, the adjusted EBITDA margin was 46.4% in 3Q13 (42.4% in 3Q12).
Net income grew 31.3%, from R$ 361.8 million in 3Q12 to R$ 475.0 million in 3Q13.
The complete version of the release is available at the Company's website: www.sabesp.com.br