Couche-Tard adjusted profit rises as U.S. same-store sales increase

July 7 Mon Jul 7, 2014 9:28am EDT

July 7 (Reuters) - Canadian convenience store and gasoline station operator Alimentation Couche-Tard reported a higher adjusted quarterly profit, helped by a jump in same-store sales in the United States.

Net income fell to $145.1 million, or 25 cents per share, in the quarter ended April 27, from $146.4 million, or 26 cents per share, a year earlier.

Adjusted net income rose to 22 cents per share from 20 cents. (Reporting By Tanvi Mehta in Bangalore; Editing by Don Sebastian)

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