Stock gains increase Compaq's Q1 earnings

Summary:Investment gains helped Compaq Computer Corp. (cpq) boost earnings in the first quarter.

Investment gains helped Compaq Computer Corp. (cpq) boost earnings in the first quarter.

The computer maker on Tuesday reported first quarter earnings of $281 million, or 16 cents per share, excluding profits from the company's strategic portfolio. First Call Corp.'s survey of 29 analysts predicted a profit of 19 cents per share for the quarter ended Mar. 31. Full story. -- Reuters

Topics: Tech Industry

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