Cooper Cos. (COO +3.7%) trades up on a solid FQ1 earnings beat late yesterday, as total sales...

|About: The Cooper Companies Inc. (COO)|By:, SA News Editor

Cooper Cos. (COO +3.7%) trades up on a solid FQ1 earnings beat late yesterday, as total sales climbed 16.5% year over year. Net profit also rose 37% as the company's contact-lens business continued to expand. The company revised the lower-end of its FY13 guidance, now projecting earnings in the range $5.95 - $6.10 per-share. However, that still trails analysts consensus by around $0.64. Revenue is projected to be in-line with the $1.6B Street view.