Why Tableau Software (DATA) Stock Is Up in After-Hours trading Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tableau Software (DATA) was gaining 3.9% to $67.50 after-hours Thursday after beating analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the second quarter.

The software developer reported earnings of 5 cents a share for the second quarter, beating the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of a loss of -4 cents by 9 cents. Revenue grew 81.8% from the year-ago quarter to $90.7 million. Analysts expected revenue of $79.7 million for the quarter.

"We continued our momentum in the second quarter with over 80% revenue growth," president and CEO Christian Chabot said in a statement. "With the new Tableau 8.2 release, we brought Tableau to the Mac and enabled our customers to tell stories with data in a new way."

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