* Q3 EPS $0.46 vs est $0.39
* Q3 rev up 15 pct
* Raises FY10 adj EPS to $1.80-$1.83 vs est $1.70
* Sees full-yr rev growth of 12 pct
* Shares up 4 pct pre-mkt
Nov 4 Teradata Corp's (TDC.N) third-quarter
results blew past estimates on the back of a 27 percent jump in
revenue from its software and hardware products unit, and the
data warehousing and enterprise analytics firm raised its
Teradata, whose customers include Dell Inc DELL.O,
Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and DirecTV Group DTV.O, raised its
full-year revenue growth view to 12 percent from its prior
forecast of 8-10 percent.
The company forecast 2010 adjusted earnings of $1.80-$1.83
a share, up from its earlier view of $1.69-$1.79 a share.
Analysts had predicted 2010 earnings of $1.70 a share,
excluding items, on revenue of $1.88 billion, according to
Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
For the July-September quarter, Teradata reported net
income of $75 million, or 44 cents a share, compared with $63
million, or 36 cents a share, a year ago. Excluding items, the
company earned 46 cents a share.
Total revenue rose 15 percent to $489 million. Revenue at
its software and hardware products unit rose to $243 million
from $191 million a year ago.
Analysts were expecting a profit of 39 cents a share, on
revenue of $464.2 million.
In September, IBM (IBM.N) agreed to buy Netezza Corp NZ.N
for $1.7 billion, raising speculation that other data analytics
companies such as Teradata Corp could be targeted next.
Shares of Teradata, valued at around $6.8 billion, were
trading up $1.80 to $42.03 on Thursday before the bell. The
stock closed at $40.23 on Wednesday on Nasdaq.
(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by