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DST Systems Profit Rises In Q4

DST Systems (DST) announced earnings for its fourth quarter that rose from last year.

The company said its bottom line totaled $67.5 million, or $1.11 per share. This was higher than $53.9 million, or $0.83 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.84 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 48.9% to $593.9 million. This was up from $398.8 million last year.

DST Systems earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $67.5 Mln. vs. $53.9 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 25.2%
-EPS (Q4): $1.11 vs. $0.83 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 33.7%
-Analysts Estimate: $0.84
-Revenue (Q4): $593.9 Mln vs. $398.8 Mln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 48.9%

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