Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE - Get Report) shares are rising after hours after the company reported third-quarter earnings of 44 cents per share on revenue of $7.8 billion. 

Analysts were expecting HPE to report earnings of 37 cents per share on revenue of $7.68 billion. 

The company also provided full-year earnings guidance between $1.50 and $1.55 per share. 

Hewlett Packard shares are up nearly 20% over the past 12 months as the stock has beaten expectations five quarters in a row. 

Hewlett Packard shares are up more than 2% after hours.