Shares of Sysco Corp. rallied 1% in premarket trade Monday, after the food products distributor reported a fiscal third-quarter profit that rose above expectations. Net income grew to $330.1 million, or 63 cents a share, from $238.3 million, or 44 cents a share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted earnings per share rose 31% to 67 cents, above the FactSet consensus of 63 cents. Revenue increased 6.1% to $14.35 billion, in line with the FactSet consensus of $14.32 billion, as U.S. foodservice sales growth of 5.1% to $9.7 billion and international foodservice sales rose 11% to $2.8 billion. “We had a solid quarter, driven by strong top-line results that translated into healthy gross profit dollar growth,” said Chief Executive Tom Bené. “Despite some ongoing cost challenges, we remain on target to deliver on our current three-year plan.” The stock has gained 6.6% over the past three months through Friday, while the S&P 500 has lost 0.7%.