UPDATE 1-Iron Mountain Q4 tops Street, sees strong 2010

jueves 25 de febrero de 2010 12:54 CET

* Q4 EPS $0.27 vs est. $0.24

* Q4 rev $779 mln vs est $776.89 mln

* Sees FY10 EPS $1.07-$1.20 vs est $1.07

Feb 25 (Reuters) - Iron Mountain (IRM.N: Cotización), which helps firms archive records and store online data, posted a better-than-expected quarter helped by a lower tax rate and forecast strong full-year results.

For the fourth quarter, the company's net income attributable to shareholders rose to $61 million, or 30 cents per share, from $1 million, or a cent per share, a year ago.

Excluding items, the company earned 27 cents per share. Analysts were expecting 24 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Revenue rose 4 percent to $779 million.

The company expects full-year adjusted earnings of $1.07 to $1.20 per share on revenue of $3.19 billion to $3.26 billion.

Analysts were looking for earnings of $1.07 cents on revenue of $3.19 billion.   Continuación...