Third-quarter profit at


( SLR) rose from a year ago, beating Street estimates.

Excluding items, the electronics manufacturing services company said Thursday that net income for the quarter ended June 1, 2007 was $50.2 million, or 6 cents a share, rising from $38 million, or 4 cents a share, last year.

That edges out the Thomson First Call consensus analyst estimate of a nickel a share.

Revenue at Milpitas, Calif.-based Solectron rose 10.5% to $2.99 billion from $2.70 billion a year earlier. First Call estimates called for sales of $2.98 billion.

In extended trading, shares of Solectron rose a penny to $3.81.

Early in June,


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agreed to pay $3.6 billion to buy Solectron in a deal expected to close in the fourth calendar quarter of 2007.


CEO Mike Cannon resigned his post to take a job heading up


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global operations.