Affiliated Computer Services
beat Street earnings estimates by 2 cents, and sales rose roughly 10% in the third quarter.
The business process outsourcer earned $82.1 million, or 82 cents a share, for the quarter ended March 31, topping First Call analysts' expectations of 80 cents a share.
That compares with earnings of $77 million, or 61 cents a share, a year ago.
Revenue at the Dallas, Texas-based company increased to $1.44 billion year over year from $1.31 billion, flat with Street consensus.
CEO Lynn Blodgett said that ACS "saw improvement in the areas of revenue and earnings growth, margin expansion and a strong performance from our government segment during the quarter."
The company is considering a buyout proposal from Darwin Deason, ACS' founder and board chairman and Cerberus Capital Management.
Shares of Affiliated Computer closed Tuesday's regular session at $59.91.