UPDATE 2-Higher-margin tires help Goodyear top estimates


* Q1 adj EPS $0.34 beats estimates of $0.07/share * Sales rise 2 pct to $5.53 bln * Expects 2012 tire unit volume to fall 2 pct * Shares up 3 pct (Adds analysts' estimates and North America details) April 27 (Reuters) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co's adjusted quarterly profit handily beat analysts' estimates on better sales of high-priced tires in North America. The top U.S. tire maker, however, said it will sell fewer tires for the full year as it expects global demand to moderate. It ...

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