Electronics retailer RadioShack Corp
First-quarter net income rose to $43.1 million, or 34 cents a share, from $38.8 million, or 30 cents a share, a year earlier.
Analysts expected earnings of 22 cents a share, before special items, according to Reuters Estimates.
Revenue rose 5.6 percent to $1 billion.
RadioShack has shuttered unprofitable stores and cut staff in recent years to turn around its business, but faces a tougher industry environment as U.S. consumers curtail their appetite for non-essential items in a deepening recession.
The retailer also faces tough competition from Best Buy Co Inc
(Reporting by Dhanya Skariachan; Editing by Derek Caney)