Eden-Prairie based Stratasys Inc. reported third quarter results Friday that beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

The maker of 3-dimensional printers saw revenues rise 24 percent to $49.7 million as shipments picked up during the quarter.

Excluding integration costs associated with Objet Ltd., earnings rose 40 percent to $8.7 million or 40 cents a share, beating analysts estimates by three cents. Including special items, earnings fell 13 percent to $5.2 million or 24 cents a share.

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