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BRIEF-Caseys General Stores Reports Qtrly Earnings Per Share $5.08

March 7 (Reuters) - Caseys General Stores Inc:

* QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $5.08

* QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $2.05 BILLION VERSUS $1.77 BLN

* COMMITMENT TO NEW $300 MILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM THROUGH FY 2020

* CASEYS GENERAL STORES - ONE-TIME ESTIMATED TAX BENEFIT OF $175 MILLION IN Q3, OR APPROXIMATELY $4.60 EARNINGS PER SHARE DUE TO TAX REFORM

* APPOINTS H. LYNN HORAK NEW CHAIRMAN OF BOARD

* IN FY 2019, CASEY’S ANTICIPATES AT LEAST $150 MILLION OF INCREMENTAL CAPITAL AVAILABLE RELATIVE TO FY 2018

* Q3 REVENUE VIEW $2.05 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

* EXPECTS THE CUMULATIVE SAVINGS OF STORE-LEVEL OPERATING EXPENDITURES TO BE $200 MILLION BY FY 2021 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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