Google Reports Q2 Gain
Google CEO Larry Page also notes in the release he is "super excited about the amazing response to Google+," the company's new social networking site. (See Google + Mobile = Winning Combo.)
The company gained $7.68 a share, ahead of $5.71 a year ago.
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected a profit of $7.85 per share on revenues of $6.55 billion.
Shares of Google were up about $48 (10 percent) to $584 each in after-hours trading.
— Sarah Reedy, Senior Reporter, Light Reading Mobile