Remote-access software maker LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) reported strong Q1 earnings Thursday evening, beating analyst estimates on both profits and revenues, and guiding investors to expect higher-than-consensus earnings for both Q2 and the full year. LogMeIn said it earned $0.12 per share in the fiscal first quarter, will earn $0.11 to $0.12 in Q2, and keep on that track, with about $0.48 per share at the midpoint of guidance for the year.

In a separate statement, the company announced a small change in management, bringing in ex-Vocus (UNKNOWN:VOCS.DL) Chief Operating Officer William R. Wagner to become its own COO. In an SEC filing, LogMeIn noted that it will pay Wagner $400,000 in annual base salary, plus:

  • An annual cash bonus of up to $200,000.
  • 70,000 shares of restricted stock.
  • 70,000 stock options.

LogMeIn shares, up 3.5% already during regular trading, spiked sharply in the wake of the after-hours announcements, rising as much as 16% more additionally to a recent price of $20.76.

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