Nov 17 (Reuters) - Foot Locker Inc :Foot Locker Inc reports 2017 third quarter results.Q3 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.87.Q3 sales $1.87 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.83 billion.Q3 earnings per share $0.81.Q3 earnings per share view $0.80 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Foot Locker Inc - Q3 comparable-store sales decreased 3.7 percent.Foot Locker Inc - Q3 results included a $13 million pre-tax charge related to reducing and reorganizing corporate and division staff.Foot Locker Inc - excluding effect of foreign currency fluctuations, total sales for Q3 decreased 2.3 percent.Foot Locker Inc - at Oct 28, 2017, co's merchandise inventories were $1,315 million, 3.4 percent lower than at end of Q3 last year.Foot Locker Inc - qtrly gross margin rate decreased to 31.0 percent of sales from 33.9 percent a year ago.Foot Locker Inc - during Q3, co opened 12 new stores, remodeled or relocated 41 stores, and closed 22 stores.Foot Locker Inc - in quarter, within SG&A, company incurred $7 million of hurricane-related costs, majority of which related to damaged or lost inventory.Foot Locker Inc - despite highly promotional environment still seen in marketplace, "availability of premium product is gradually improving" versus h1 2017.Foot Locker Inc - believe "can achieve", and perhaps "modestly exceed", top- and bottom-line guidance co gave for Q4 back in August.
Nov 17 (Reuters) - Hibbett Sports Inc :Hibbett reports third quarter fiscal 2018 results.Q3 earnings per share $0.37.Q3 sales $237.8 million versus I/B/E/S view $220.5 million.Q3 same store sales fell 1.3 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.22 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2018 earnings per share $1.42 to $1.50.Updates fiscal 2018 outlook.Sees fiscal 2018 comparable store sales in negative mid-single-digit range.Sales in equipment and accessories remained "soft" in quarter.Says saw "positive" comparable store sales in footwear and "significant" improvement in branded apparel in quarter.FY2018 earnings per share view $1.31 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Nov 17 (Reuters) - KAPPAHL AB (PUBL) ::ACTING CFO TO KAPPAHL.TOMMY SVENSSON HAS BEEN APPOINTED ACTING CFO OF KAPPAHL GROUP EFFECTIVE FROM 1 DECEMBER TO APRIL 2018.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Gap Inc :Gap Inc- Due to hurricanes, 277 stores were closed for an average of about 6 days in Q3 -conf call.Gap Inc- Q3 merchandise margin was about flat to last year -conf call.Gap Inc- expects YOY increase in Q4 SG&A as some production costs move out of Q3 and into Q4, incremental spend on digital in holiday season.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Gap Inc :Gap Inc reports third quarter results.Q3 sales $3.84 billion versus i/b/e/s view $3.76 billion.Q3 earnings per share $0.58.Q3 earnings per share view $0.54 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY adjusted earnings per share $2.08 to $2.12.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $2.18 to $2.22.Gap inc's comparable sales for Q3 of fiscal year 2017 were up 3 percent versus a 1 percent decrease last year.Company now expects comparable sales for fiscal year 2017 to be up low-single-digits.Qtrly old navy global comparable sales positive 4 percent versus positive 4 percent last year.Qtrly Banana Republic global comparable sales negative 1 percent versus negative 6 percent last year.At end of Q3 of fiscal year 2017, total inventory was up 3 percent year over year.Company noted inventory increase is "primarily due to the timing of in-transit inventory and the negative impact of foreign exchange".Continues to expect capital spending to be about $625 million for fiscal year 2017.FY 2018 earnings per share view $2.06 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Shoe Carnival Inc :Shoe Carnival reports third quarter financial results.Sees FY earnings per share $1.42 to $1.49.Q3 earnings per share $0.66.Q3 sales $287.5 million versus I/B/E/S view $286.1 million.Q3 same store sales rose 4.4 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.62 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2017 sales $1.02 billion to $1.025 billion.FY2017 earnings per share view $1.37, revenue view $1.00 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Shoe Carnival Inc - Expects fiscal 2017 comparable store sales flat to up low single digits.Shoe Carnival Inc - Inventory was down 4.3 percent in quarter, on a per-store basis.Shoe Carnival - During quarter, traffic was down low single digits, particularly due to hurricanes affecting Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.FY earnings per share view $1.43, revenue view $1.01 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Ross Stores Inc :Ross Stores reports third quarter earnings, updates fourth quarter guidance.Q3 earnings per share $0.72.Q3 sales $3.3 billion versus I/B/E/S view $3.26 billion.Q3 same store sales rose 4 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.67 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees Q4 earnings per share $0.88 to $0.92.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $3.24 to $3.28.Ross Stores Inc - for 13 weeks ending January 27, 2018, comparable store sales are now forecast to increase 2% to 3%.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Cato Corp -:Cato reports 3Q EPS of $0.11.Q3 earnings per share $0.11.Q3 sales fell 9 percent to $188.4 million.Q3 same store sales fell 9 percent.Cato Corp - has opened 6 new stores during 2017, down from original plan of 13 stores and expects to close 26 stores versus original plan of 19 stores.Cato Corp - "continue to expect our full year earnings to be significantly below last year".
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Stage Stores Inc :Stage Stores Inc reports third quarter results, declares quarterly cash dividend, and narrows guidance range.Q3 loss per share $0.64.Q3 sales rose 12.6 percent to $357.2 million.Q3 same store sales fell 3.9 percent.Stage Stores Inc - has narrowed its guidance range for 2017.Stage Stores Inc - adjusted loss per diluted share is now expected to be between $0.90 and $1.25 for 2017.Stage Stores Inc - qtrly net loss $17.7 million, or a $0.64 loss per share, including estimated negative impact of $0.05 per share from hurricanes Harvey, Irma.Stage Stores Inc qtrly net loss included an estimated negative impact of $0.05 per diluted share from hurricanes Harvey And Irma.Stage Stores Inc - sees fy 2017 adjusted loss per diluted share is now expected to be between $0.90 and $1.25.Stage Stores Inc - updated 2017 guidance assumes comparable sales are in a range of down 4 pct to down 6 pct.Stage Stores Inc - capital expenditures in 2017, net of construction allowances from landlords, are expected to be $40 million.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Tomei Consolidated Bhd :Qtrly revenue 132.1 million rgt, qtrly net profit 1.8 million rgt.Year ago qtrly revenue 114 million rgt; qtrly net profit 578,000 rgt .