DUBAI, Oct 13 (Reuters
) - Oman's Raysut Cement
reported a 22.7 percent drop in third-quarter net profit on Thursday, according to Reuters calculations.
* Net profit of 3.75 million rials ($9.75 million) in the three months ending Sept. 30, versus 4.85 million rials a year earlier.
* Reuters calculated based on financial statements in lieu of a quarterly breakdown.
* EFG Hermes forecast: 4.70 mln rials. Gulf Baader Capital Markets forecast: 4.92 mln rials.
* Raysut nine-month net profit 16.66 billion rials, up from 15.81 million rials a year ago, a bourse statement said.
($1 = 0.3846 Omani rials)
(Reporting by Hadeel Al Sayegh; Editing by David French) ((Hadeel.AlSayegh@thomsonreuters.com; +971566883310;))