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Earning a nickel a share in the December quarter may not seem like much, but it's a significant improvement accomplished on an 8% uptick in revenues. It's also twice Wall Street's two cents' worth of expectations, and leaves the company in the cozy position to raise its 2004 guidance, as it now expects to turn a profit on at least $270 million in revenues.
With an audience of 66.5 million monthly users, the publishing and web-based content specialist has yet to cash in on its acquisition of MP3.com. Having bought the MP3.com brand and domain from Vivendi
Now that online distribution has been legitimized as a model by the initial success of companies like Apple
The stock has more than tripled over the past year. While the company's balance sheet isn't exactly immaculate, CNET's working on a groovy message. All it needs now is for the Internet to turn up its speakers.
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