RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Earnings continue to be good news for NetApp (NTAP), which has  big presence in RTP.

The tech giant reported earnings this week of $1.15 a share – eight cents higher than expected.

“This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 7.48%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this data storage company would post earnings of $1.35 per share when it actually produced earnings of $1.54, delivering a surprise of 14.07%,” says Zacks research.

It’s he fourth straight earnings beat for NetApp, Zacks adds.

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