* Q2 EPS $0.22 vs est $0.21
* Q2 revenue rose 10 pct
July 31 Human resources services provider
Insperity Inc reported a slightly higher-than-expected
quarterly profit, as customers stepped up hiring.
The company, which provides services like payroll and
employee insurance, reported net income of $5.6 million, or 22
cents per share for the second quarter, compared with $6.7
million, or 25 cents per share, a year earlier.
The company, which competes with Towers Watson and Co
, On Assignment Inc and ManpowerGroup,
said revenue rose 10 percent to $519.3 million. The average
number of employees using their services per month rose 8.3
percent for the second quarter, the company said.
Analysts on average had expected earnings of 21 cents per
share on revenue of $529.9 million, according to Thomson Reuters
The company's shares closed at $27.21 on Monday on the New
York Stock Exchange.