Google reported 12% rise in revenues generated during the third quarter of 2013 with $14.89bn, together with a profit of $2.97bn, as well as non-GAAP earnings of $10.74 per share, thrashing all expectations.
However, cost per click, which determines how much advertisers pay to have their ads, dropped by 8% during the quarter than corresponding period last year.
Google CEO Larry Page said that Google had another strong quarter with $14.9 billion in revenue and great product progress.
"We are closing in on our goal of a beautiful, simple, and intuitive experience regardless of your device," Page said.
During the quarter, Google owned sites generated segment revenues of $9.39bn, about 68% of overall Google segment revenues, while its partner sites generated $3.15bn in revenues, which is about 23% of overall segment revenues
Other revenues from the search engine giant's segment reached $1.23bn, representing 9% of total segment revenues and an 85% rise over corresponding period last year.
Google generated revenues of $7.67bn outside the US, 56% of overall, while revenues from the UK totalled $1.39bn.
During Q3, paid clicks on Google sites rose 26%, while cost-per-click dropped 8% over the Q3 2012 and about 4% drop over the Q2 this year.
The search engine major's traffic acquisition costs (TAC), which represent the portion of revenues shared with its partners, reached $2.97bn, compared to $2.77 billion in the third quarter of 2012.
Google's Motorola Mobile Segment generated revenues of $1.18bn, or 8% of combined revenues during the quarter.
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