WASHINGTON (AP) _ CoStar Group Inc. (CSGP) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $60.4 million.
The Washington-based company said it had net income of $1.60 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.34 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.04 per share.
The commercial real estate information and marketing provider posted revenue of $397.2 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $390 million.
For the current quarter ending in October, CoStar expects its per-share earnings to range from $2 to $2.10.
The company said it expects revenue in the range of $415 million to $420 million for the fiscal third quarter.
CoStar expects full-year earnings in the range of $9.22 to $9.42 per share, with revenue ranging from $1.63 billion to $1.64 billion.
CoStar shares have increased 20% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $716.74, a climb of 14% in the last 12 months.
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