Updated from 12:53 p.m. EDT

Global Crossing

( GLBC) swung to a fourth-quarter profit and offered rosy guidance for the full year.

The Florham Park, N.J., telecom company posted earnings of $1 million in the fourth quarter, compared to a loss of $90 million in the year-ago period. Revenue grew to $616 million, an increase of 26% from last year. The Thomson First Call average estimate was for revenue of $608 million.

Global Crossing, which filed for bankruptcy in 2002 and has since emerged to offer Internet access and carrier services for multinational corporations, said it expects full-year revenue in a range of $2.57 billion to $2.67 billion, compared with Wall Street's estimates for $2.51 billion.

Shares of Global Crossing were down 1.5% Wednesday at $19.70.

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