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HMS Holdings Corp. Q4 Income Advances

HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) released a profit for its fourth quarter that gained ground compared to the same period last year.

The company said its bottom line rose to $41.75 million, or $0.49 per share. This was up from $15.48 million, or $0.18 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.22 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 18.2% to $148.49 million. This was up from $125.59 million last year.

HMS Holdings Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $41.75 Mln. vs. $15.48 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 169.7%
-EPS (Q4): $0.49 vs. $0.18 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 172.2%
-Analysts Estimate: $0.22
-Revenue (Q4): $148.49 Mln vs. $125.59 Mln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 18.2%

Full year revenue guidance: $560 - $570 Mln

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