CORRECTED-Syndication, streaming deals lift CBS profit

Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:47pm EST

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LOS ANGELES Feb 12 (Reuters) - CBS Corp recorded higher profit for the quarter that ended in December, boosted by higher revenue from syndication of hit TV shows and digital streaming deals.

The media company on Wednesday posted adjusted diluted earnings per share of 78 cents, up 22 percent from a year earlier. Fourth quarter operating income rose 9 percent to $793 million. (Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Nick Zieminski and Grant McCool)

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