Nasdaq OMX Group
The exchange operator, which also tried and failed to buy out rival NYSE Euronext
Excluding one-time costs, it earned $112 million, or 62 cents per share, up from $108 million, or 52 cents, a year ago. Revenue grew 7 percent to $416 million.
Analysts on average expected Nasdaq to earn 60 cents per share on $413 million in revenue, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
(Reporting by Jonathan Spicer, editing by Maureen Bavdek)