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What: Shares of China-based online gaming specialist Perfect World
So what: A brilliant first-quarter report showed earnings of $0.76 per depositary share on $110 million in revenue, both far above Wall Street estimates. The revenue forecast for next quarter also left analysts flat-footed.
Now what: This jump goes a long way toward repairing the damage done by a disappointing report last November, although today's peaks still sit more than 21% below annual highs. More to the point, Perfect World shares are on the rise as chief rivals Shanda Interactive
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