* Q2 EPS $0.45 vs last yr $0.30
* Q2 revenue up 5 pct at $39.4 mln
* Shares up 8 pct premarket
July 19 Online travel-deals company Travelzoo
Inc reported a higher quarterly profit as new
subscriptions for its local deals e-mail newsletters rose.
Shares of the company were up 8 percent in premarket trade
on Thursday. They closed at $21.73 on Wednesday on the Nasdaq.
The company, which offers travel deals on flights, hotels,
vacation packages and cruises, said subscriptions rose 6 percent
to 22.1 million in the second quarter.
Travelzoo, which competes with Expedia Inc,
Priceline.com Inc and Groupon Inc, said net
income rose to $7.3 million, or 45 cents per share, from $4.9
million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose 5 percent to $39.4 million.
The stock has lost one-fifth of its value since the company
reported lower-than-expected revenue last quarter.