Elantec Semiconductor

(ELNT)

reported better-than-expected earnings for the latest fourth quarter.

The integrated circuits maker reported income for the fourth quarter of $8.1 million, or 33 cents a diluted share, compared with $1.7 million, or 8 cents a share, for the year-ago period. Five analysts expected the company to earn 27 cents a share for the quarter, according to

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Revenue for the quarter more than doubled to $36.9 million from the $14.3 million reported a year ago.