Lenovo Net Jumps on Big Shipments

Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. said Thursday first-quarter net profit rose 30 percent from a year earlier due to strong growth in personal-computer shipments in emerging markets.

Net profit for the three months ended June 30 rose to $141.4 million, or $1.33 a share, from $108.8 million, or $1.08 a share a year earlier, beating analysts’ forecast of $133.8 million.

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