Intuit (INTU) - Get Report was up 9.3% in preopen Island trading. After the close the maker of accounting software posted third-quarter pro forma earnings of 55 cents per share, ahead of the Thomson Financial/First Call estimate of 53 cents.

Intuit, however, said revenue for the year should come in at the low end of the range it forecast earlier. The company also said it would buy back up to $500 million of its stock.