Pittsburgh -- American Eagle Outfitters Inc. on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit, helped by strong same-store sales. The chain also raised its full-year earnings prompting it to raise its full-year forecast for the second time this year.
Net income for the quarter ended Oct. 27 rose to $78.6 million, from $52.4 million a year ago.
Sales rose 11% to $910 million. Same-store sales jumped 10%.