Nov 2 (Reuters) - Gildan Activewear Inc :Gildan Activewear reports third quarter results and increases full year adjusted EPS guidance.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.52.Q3 sales $716.4 million.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.53 excluding items.Gildan Activewear Inc - q3 consolidated net sales of $716.4 million, in line with prior year.Gildan Activewear Inc - company raises full year adjusted EPS guidance range to $1.70-$1.72.Gildan Activewear Inc - board of directors has declared a cash dividend of U.S. $0.0935 per share.Gildan Activewear Inc - full year capital expenditures continue to be projected to be approximately $100 million.Gildan Activewear Inc - projecting free cash flow in excess of $450 million for year compared to its previous estimate of in excess of $425 million.Fy2017 earnings per share view $1.70 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 revenue view $749.7 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Gildan Activewear Inc : For full year 2016, company is now projecting adjusted diluted EPS to be in range of $1.50-$1.55 . Consolidated net sales in Q2 of 2016 amounted to $688.9 million, down 3.5% . Qtrly earnings per share $0.40 . Now projecting capital expenditures for full year of approximately $150-$175 million in 2016 .Consolidated net sales for year are now projected to be approximately $2.65 billion.