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What: Shares of DigitalGlobe
So what: Revenue rose slightly to $81.7 million from $81 million in last year's Q2 while booking a $0.01-per-share net loss, reversing last year's one penny of profit. Analysts were expecting a wider loss -- $0.02, to be specific -- on $80.4 million in revenue, The Associated Press reported, citing data from FactSet.
Now what: While I understand the merits of a beat, I think there are better earth-imagery specialists out there. Take GeoEye
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