NEW YORK (
fell 1.7% in pre-market trading Wednesday, after
The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company generated revenue of $1.21 billion, excluding traffic acquisition costs, down 4% from the same period last year. Analysts had expected revenue of $1.19 billion.
Yahoo! posted earnings of 24 cents per share, above analyst estimates of 22 cents per share and ahead of last year's earnings of 11 cents per share.
was up 0.22% in pre-market trading, after announcing that it expects to hire 6,000 new workers this year. 2011 will be Google's largest hiring year in its history, the company said.
rose 0.24% to $88.71,
Earnings in the quarter were $928 million, or $1.28 a share, down slightly from $935 million, or $1.30 a share, last year.
Sales rose almost 10% to $6.7 billion.
priced its IPO at $23 per share, above its expected range. The measurement firm raised $1.6 billion on Tuesday.
Online content publisher
upped the size of its initial public offering, and said shares were priced at $17 a piece. The company is expected to start trading Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker DMD.
--Written by Olivia Oran in New York.
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