Shares of United Airlines Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205037281/composite UAL +8.29% rose 3% in the extended session Tuesday after the airline reported an adjusted third-quarter profit above Wall Street expectations and raised guidance for the year. United said it earned $1 billion, or $3.99 a share, in the quarter, compared with $833 million, or $3.05 a share, in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted for one-time items, United earned $4.07 a share, compared with $3.05 a share a year ago. The company reported operating revenue of $11.38 billion in the quarter, compared with $11.00 billion a year ago. Analysts polled by FactSet expected United to report adjusted earnings of $3.97 a share on sales of $11.42 billion. United raised its full year 2019 adjusted EPS guidance to a range between $11.25 and $12.25. The company is "ahead of pace" to reach its goal of an adjusted EPS between $11 and $13 by the end of 2020, Chief Executive Oscar Munoz said in a statement. Shares of United had ended the regular trading day up 1%.