Google Inc. (GOOG: Quote) reported first quarter non-GAAP EPS of $10.08 after the bell Thursday, up from $8.08 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $9.65. The stock is now up 5.21 on 885K shares.
Google gapped open higher Thursday and climbed further in the final 90 minutes of the afternoon. The stock finished up by 15.05 at $651.01, with volume at over a 2 1/2 month high. Google closed near the upper end of a 3-week range.
by RTT Staff Writer
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