Groupon Earnings Top Forecast; Shares Jump

Monday, 14 May 2012 | 4:12 PM ET

Grouponreported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations on Monday, sending its shares higher in extended-hours trading.

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After the earnings announcement, the daily deal site's shares rose in trading after the closing bell. (Click here to get the latest after-hours quotes for Groupon.)

The company posted first-quarter earnings excluding items of 2 cents per share. Revenue was $559 million.

Analysts had expected the company to report earnings excluding items of a penny a share on $531 million in revenue, according to a consensus estimate from Thomson Reuters.

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