n a statement, Shuffle Master said it had net income of US $4.8 million, or 9 cents per share, for the three months ended Jan. 31, compared with net income of US$ 3.7 million, or 7 cents per share, a year earlier.
The latest results topped the 8-cents-per-share earnings estimate of analysts polled by Yahoo Finance.
Revenue rose 8.7 % to a first-quarter record US$ 43.8 million from US$ 40.3 million.
The company said it achieved a record lease installed base of 7,344 shufflers in the quarter, a 28 % increase in units’ year over year. Shuffle Master said about 410 new leases were recorded in the first quarter.