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What: Spending-management software maker Ariba (Nasdaq: ARBA) jumped 10% in intraday trading Friday after the company released earnings.

So what: Revenue was up 20% in the fiscal first quarter to $90.4 million, and earnings per share bolted higher to $0.47. The earnings number was skewed higher by the $51 million sale of the company's outsourcing business to Accenture.

Now what: Beating analyst estimates is great, but with a $2.6 billion market cap I would like to see a lot more earnings and a lot more revenue before getting too excited about this stock. Also, the company's earnings forecast of $0.17 to $0.19 per share came in at the low end of Wall Street's expectations. There just isn't enough value here for this Fool to be buying shares today.

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