NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of T-Mobile (TMUS) - Get Report were advancing in pre-market trading on Monday after reporting 2016 third-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations.

Before the market open, the Bellevue, WA-based telecommunications company reported adjusted earnings of 27 cents per share, topping analysts' estimates of 21 cents per share. 

Revenue rose 17.8% year-over-year to $9.2 billion but missed analysts' estimates of $9.5 billion.

T-Mobile added 2.0 million subscribers during the period, which was above analysts' projections of 1.8 million net additions. 

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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates the stock as a "buy" with a ratings score of B.

T-Mobile's strengths such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: TMUS

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