Shares of ADT (ADT +3.5%) are set to finish higher despite a mixed FQ1 earnings report earlier...

|About: The ADT Corporation (ADT)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of ADT (ADT +3.5%) are set to finish higher despite a mixed FQ1 earnings report earlier today. Net earnings rose 13% Y/Y as the security-services company increased its revenue from monitoring services and added more customers. Operating margin rose to 23% from 22.1%. The company also announced plans to buy back about $600M of its common stock from Credit Suisse International under an accelerated share-repurchase agreement.