Peregrine Systems (PRGN) was up 9.1% in early trading after Credit Suisse First Boston raised its earnings estimates on the company for 2003.

Analyst Brent Hill raised the software maker's 2003 per share earnings estimate to $1 from 92 cents. Thill said he expects the acquisition of Remedy earlier this year to add about $200 million to revenue, yielding a total of $1.3 billion in revenue for 2003 and $1 billion in 2002.