Research in Motion
(RIMM) led the tech winners after the bell on Thursday. RIMM has jumped nearly 12% since the Canada-based company
The maker of Blackberry handheld devices earned a reported $370.5 million, or 65 cents a share, compared with 31 cents a share a year ago. $10.7 million of that derived from a tax-related gain. Revenue roughly doubled to $1.67 billion, coming ahead of the $1.65 billion average analysts estimate from Thomson Financial.
RIMM also pegged current-quarter sales at an above par range of $1.8 billion and $1.87 billion. Wall Street is seeking $1.75 billion. Shares were gaining $12.60 to $119.59.
(TIBX - Get Report), meanwhile, added 5.9% with the share price climbing to $7.75 after saying that non-GAAP income totaled $34.2 million, or 18 cents a share,