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Enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on IAC
Many investors agree with IAC chairman Barry Diller, who sees more value in the separate pieces of his company than in its whole. But the whole company wasn't performing too shabbily -- in its most recent quarter, revenue increased 7% to $1.6 billion, and adjusted earnings came in at $101.3 million, surpassing expectations.
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Those aren't the only reasons why investors like the new IAC. Even though Ask.com's search market share is far behind leader Google, Nielsen Online reported that Ask showed admirable 13% year-over-year growth in July. That's a solid showing against other heavy hitters Microsoft
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