* Q1 EPS $0.54 vs est $0.51
* Q1 rev $595.2 mln vs est $601.5 mln
April 30 Human resources services provider
Insperity Inc posted a quarterly profit above analysts'
expectations, as customers stepped up hiring.
The average number of worksite employees paid per month rose
9 percent for the first quarter, the company said.
"These are outstanding results, particularly in light of a
weakening labor market," CEO Paul Sarvadi said in a statement.
Net income rose to $13.9 million, or 54 cents per share,
from $8.8 million, or 33 cents per share, a year ago.
Revenue rose 11 percent to $595.2 million.
Analysts on average had expected earnings of 51 cents per
share on revenue of $601.5 million, according to Thomson Reuters
The company's shares, which have gained 47 percent in value
since touching a year-low in September, closed at $29.32 on
Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.