Shares of Aaron Rents (RNT) were rising Tuesday after the furniture- and electronics-rental company reported solid fourth-quarter earnings and raised its guidance for 2009, suggesting that at least one company is cashing in on consumers' drive to have -- but not hold -- during the economic downturn.According to the company, fourth-quarter revenue for fiscal 2008 rose 11% to $404.9 million, up from $364.7 million for the same period a year earlier. Net income rose to 39 cents per share on earnings of $21.1 million, up from 28 cents per share on $15.5 million in 2007.
Aaron Rents Reports Solid Fourth Quarter
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