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Should PeopleSoft be Overly Happy?
PeopleSoft announced financial results and major highlights for the quarter ended March 31.

peoplesoft books  PeopleSoft be Overly Happy? Should PeopleSoft be Overly Happy? P.J. Jakovljevic - June 1, 2000 Event Summary In April, PeopleSoft announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31. Revenues, net income and net income per share for Q1 2000 from recurring operations were $375.4 million, $11.0 million and $0.04, respectively. This compares with revenues, net income and net income per share from recurring operations of $350.1 million, $7.9 million and $0.03, respectively for Q1 1999

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