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BRIEF-Ascena Retail Group reports Q2 loss per share of $0.18

March 6 (Reuters) - Ascena Retail Group Inc

* Reaffirms full year non-GAAP EPS guidance of $0.37 - $0.42

* Reports second quarter GAAP EPS loss of $0.18, comparable sales down 4 pct; second quarter non-GAAP EPS loss of $0.07; reaffirms full year non-GAAP EPS guidance of $0.37 - $0.42

* Q2 loss per share $0.18

* Q2 sales $1.748 billion versus $1.842 billion

* Sees Q3 2017 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.07 to $0.12 excluding items

* Sees FY 2017 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.37 to $0.42 excluding items

* Q2 non-GAAP loss per share $0.07

* Sees Q2 2017 GAAP loss per share $0.18

* FY2017 earnings per share view $0.39 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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