By Times Wires
Published March 5, 2008

Tech Data Corp.

A surge in sales worldwide delivered the Clearwater-based computer products distributor a 39 percent profit gain for the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31. Wall Street cheered the results Tuesday, bumping shares by 3.2 percent to close at $34.24. The company also said it is buying the assets of Europe-based Scribona AB for $20-million to $25-million. The acquisition would allow the Tech Data to serve its customers and vendors throughout the Nordic region.

4th Qtr Yr ago

Revenue $6.48B $6.12B

Net income$50.2M $36.1M

Per share 92 cents 66 cents

2007 2006

Revenue 23.4B $21.4B

Net income$108.3M -$97M

Per share $1.96 -$1.76