UPDATE 2-Dow Chemical 3rd-qtr profit jumps 30 pct


(Recasts, adds segment details) NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co.'s quarterly profit jumped 30 percent as strong sales of car plastics and construction materials offset record energy costs, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker said on Thursday. Net income jumped to $801 million, or 82 cents a share, from $617 million, or 65 cents, a year earlier. Analysts, on average, expected 75 cents a share, according to Reuters Estimates. Dow, whose products are used in everything from ...

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