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Deluxe hits 5-year high

The creator of websites and logos said Q4 EPS jumped 15% to 95 cents, beating analyst estimates by 10 cents. Sales rose 3% to $378.6 mil, under estimates of $380 mil. Gross margin was flat at 64.5% of revenue. Deluxe's (DLX) Small Business Services segment reported an 11.2% rise in revenue to $254.5 mil on marketing growth. Its Financial Services division revenue dipped slightly to $82 mil from $89.2 mil in Q4 '11. Shares rose 7.8% to 36.30.