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August 8, 2007 at 10:33 AM

aQuantive Q2 profit down, shareholders vote tomorrow

Seattle-based digital advertising house aQuantive today reported second quarter profit of $9.6 million, down 22 percent from a year ago on cost increases. Shareholders of the company, which Microsoft is planning to buy for $6 billion, are scheduled to vote Thursday in Seattle on whether to approve the acquisition.

Revenue on the quarter increased 48 percent to $156 million.

See coverage of the earnings announcement from The Associated Press.

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