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Sun squeaks by estimates

Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) tiptoed past analysts' estimates in its second quarter Thursday, earning $353 million, or 21 cents a share, on better-than-expected sales of $3.55 billion.

Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) tiptoed past analysts' estimates in its second quarter Thursday, earning $353 million, or 21 cents a share, on better-than-expected sales of $3.55 billion.

First Call consensus expected Sun to earn 20 cents a share in the quarter.

Story to follow. --Larry Barrett, ZDNet Inter@ctive Investor