* Q4 EPS $0.88 vs $0.56 yr ago
* Sees Q1 loss $0.12-$0.15 vs est. $0.16
* Shares up 9 pct after the bell
Feb 4 (Reuters) - Photo-sharing service Shutterfly’s (SFLY.O) quarterly profit rose, helped partly by higher revenue from personalized products & services, and it forecast a narrower-than-expected first-quarter loss, sending its shares up 9 percent after the bell.
Fourth-quarter net income rose to $24.1 million, or 88 cents per share, from $14.4 million, or 56 cents per share, a year ago.
Revenue rose 22 percent to $131.1 million.
Personalized products & services revenue, which made 71 percent of total revenue, rose 29 percent to $93.2 million.
Analysts expected earnings of 70 cents a share, excluding items, on revenue of $113.76 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
For the first quarter, the company said it expects to post a net loss of 12 cents to 15 cents per share, excluding items, on revenue of $40 million to $42 million.
Analysts are looking at a loss of 16 cents per share, excluding items, on revenue of $39.52 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Shares of the company, were trading up 9 percent at $17.40 after the bell. They closed at $16.02 Thursday on Nasdaq. (Reporting by Mansi Dutta in Bangalore; Editing by Jarshad Kakkrakandy)