Shares of Estee Lauder ( EL) were among the NYSE's winners Wednesday, jumping 14% after the cosmetics maker posted second-quarter results that easily surpassed expectations.

For the period ended Dec. 31, the company earned $208.4 million, or 99 cents a share, on revenue of $1.99 billion. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial expected earnings of 76 cents a share on revenue of $1.91 billion. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $81.7 million, or 38 cents a share, on revenue of $1.78 billion.

Looking ahead, Estee Lauder now sees fiscal 2007 earnings of $2.10 to $2.20 a share. Previously, the company forecast earnings of $2 to $2.10 a share. Analysts project earnings of $2.09 a share. The company expects revenue growth of 6% to 7%, which implies a top line of $6.85 billion to $6.91 billion. Wall Street expects revenue of $6.87 billion. Shares were trading up $5.67 to $47.

Boeing ( BA) rose 4% after the airplane maker posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and lifted its 2007 earnings guidance. The company earned $989 million, or $1.29 a share, on revenue of $17.5 billion. Excluding items, the company earned $1.16 a share. Analysts expected earnings of 98 cents a share, before items, on revenue of $16.5 billion. A year earlier, Boeing earned $460 million, or 58 cents a share, on revenue of $13.9 billion.

For 2007, the company now sees earnings of $4.55 to $4.75 a share, with revenue of $64.5 billion to $65 billion. Previously, Boeing forecast a 2007 profit of $4.45 to $4.65 a share. Analysts, on average, project earnings of $4.75 a share and revenue of $66 billion. Shares were trading up $3.59 to $89.59.

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