Online travel services provider Priceline.com Inc. on Thursday raised third-quarter earnings estimates on strong travel bookings growth, particularly in Europe.

The company now sees quarterly profit of 33 cents to 37 cents per share, or 64 cents to 68 cents per share on a pro forma basis. Priceline.com previously forecast earnings of 29 cents to 34 cents per share and pro forma net income of 60 cents to 65 cents per share.

Currently, analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial are looking for profit of 64 cents per share, excluding items.

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