Shares of Rollins (ROL) - Get Report climbed Wednesday after the pest control giant beat analyst estimates on revenue and met expectations on earnings.

The Atlanta company reported third-quarter earnings of 22 cents a share. That matched the estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research while also coming in 4.8% above the year-earlier quarter's result.

The parent of an array of pest-terminating subsidiaries, including Orkin, HomeTeam Pest Defense, Clark Pest Control and Northwest Exterminating, among others, delivered a revenue beat as well.

Rollins brought in $556.5 million in revenue during the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of analysts polled by Zacks by $10.5 million and coming in 14% over Q3 2018.

"We remain confident in our strategy and action plans, and are working hard to grow the business both organically and through strategic acquisition," Vice Chairman and CEO Gary Rollins said in a statement.

At last check Rollins leaped 7.5% to $38.67 a share. The stock traded as high as $40.07, up more than 11%.