Nu Skin, Estee Lauder shine

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Marketer of personal care products Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) said Q1 profit rose 22% to 90 cents a share, beating consensus by 11 cents. Sales grew 19% to $550.1 mil vs. views for $506.3 mil. Nu Skin lifted '13 EPS guidance to $4.18-$4.30 from $3.77-$3.92. Estee Lauder's (EL) fiscal Q3 profit ex charges rose 20% to 45 cents, 11 cents over views. Sales edged up 2% to $2.29 bil, topping. Nu Skin shares rose 4.9% to 54.28. Estee Lauder rose 2.6% to 70.60.

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