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May 18, 2012

Hibbett Sports Inc. said that its fiscal first-quarter net income increased 24% on higher demand for sneakers and other athletic gear.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Hibbett Sports Inc. said Friday that its fiscal first-quarter net income increased 24% on higher demand for sneakers and other athletic gear. The retailer also raised its profit outlook for the year.

For the three months through April 28, Hibbett earned a better-than-expected $26.4 million, up from $21.3 million in the same quarter last year.

December 8, 2010

Home Depot on Wednesday slightly raised its fiscal 2010 earnings guidance for the second time in two months as the market for home-improvement projects slowly begins to improve.

New York City -- Home Depot on Wednesday slightly raised its fiscal 2010 earnings guidance for the second time in two months as the market for home-improvement projects slowly begins to improve. The retailer plans to open 10 stores in 2011, and has budgeted $1.3 billion in capital expenditures. and about $2.5 billion on share repurchases.

The retailer now expects net income from continuing operations to be $1.97 per share, up from prior guidance of $1.94 per share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, on average, also predict $1.94 per share.

November 24, 2008

Talbots Inc. said Tuesday its third-quarter loss widened on the closing of some units, along...

November 11, 2008

Best Buy Co. said it is sharply cutting its fiscal 2009 earnings outlook below analyst...

October 12, 2008

Charming Shoppes Inc. lowered its outlook for the fiscal third quarter due to weak sales...

July 22, 2008

Costco Wholesale Corp. said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year profit will miss Wall Street...

March 27, 2008

J.C. Penney said Friday its first-quarter earnings will be well below its previous forecast because...