Tibco Software

(TIBX)

was up 22.1% in early trading after posting pro forma operating earnings Thursday of 6 cents a share. That beat analysts' revised estimates of 3 cents and was up from 1 cent a year earlier.

Analysts polled by

Thomson Financial/First Call

had previously expected 8 cents. The company declined to issue guidance, saying that the economy would continue to pressure information technology sales.