Just a reconfirmation of its revenue and earnings....yet the stock is up RIM boosts subscriber outlook, confirms EPS Thu Feb 21, 2008 7:11am EST TORONTO (Reuters) - Research In Motion (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research) (RIMM.O: Quote, Profile, Research) boosted its fourth-quarter subscriber outlook and reconfirmed its revenue and earnings outlook on Thursday, fueled by momentum from its BlackBerry smart phones. The company expects net subscriber account additions for the fourth quarter to be approximately 15 percent to 20 higher than the 1.82 million net subscriber account additions forecasted in December. Total BlackBerry subscriber account base is expected to be approximately 14 million at the end of the quarter. "BlackBerry smart phones proved to be a big hit throughout the holiday selling season and we're pleased to see RIM's business momentum continuing in the new year," Jim Balsillie, co-chief executive said in a release. "The seasonal slowdown in net subscriber account additions that we expected in the new year did not occur and our focused execution with partners has continued to produce strong results within both enterprise and consumer segments." The company also said its fourth-quarter revenue is still expected to be in the range of $1.80 billion to $1.87 billion, with earnings per share in the range of 66 cents to 70 cents. Analysts were expecting an average of 69 cents a share and revenue of $1.85 billion, according to Reuters Estimates. RIM is scheduled to report its results on April 2.