Countrywide Credit Industries Inc., the nation's second-largest originator and servicer of mortgages, reported it earned $80.2 million in its third quarter, a 22% increase from a year earlier.

Earnings per share for the quarter ended Nov. 30 rose 15%, to 71 cents, beating analysts' consensus estimate by a penny.

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