The Holzminden, Germany-based firm registered an 8.8 percent rise in operating profits to 104.8 million euros, or $116.6 million, for the July to September period.
Dollar figures are calculated at average exchange for the period to which they refer.
Company sales grew 9.9 percent to 646.2 million euros, or $718.8 million.
In the first nine months of 2015, Symrise’s net income gained 13 percent to 199.3 million euros, or $222.2 million. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) advanced 30 percent to 449 million euros, or $500.7 million, while the EBITDA margin rose to 22.7 percent.
Group sales in the period advanced 29 percent to 1.98 billion euros, or $2.21 billion. In local-currency terms, revenues were up 23 percent. Emerging markets, where sales grew 25 percent, contributed to the gains.
Symrise’s scent and care unit’s revenues were up 812.3 million euros, or $905.8 million, in the nine months. The gain was 4 percent at constant-exchange rates.
“Our fourth-quarter started out at a strong pace, and I believe that we are very well-positioned to make the best use of the remaining weeks,” commented Symrise chief executive officer Heinz-Jürgen Bertram.
Symrise reconfirmed its outlook for 2015, saying it expected to grow faster than the global market and would deliver an EBITDA margin above 20 percent.