News Burst: Sun Microsystems skips past Q1 estimates

Sun Microsystems came through for its investors once again Thursday, beating Street estimates by 2 cents a share by returning a profit of $275m (£168m), or 33 cents a share, on sales of $3.12bn in its first quarter.

The $3.12bn in sales represents a 25 percent improvement compared to the year-ago period when it raked in $114m, or 14 cents a share, on sales of $2.5bn.

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