American Eagle Outfitters tops same-store estimates
American Eagle Outfitters' sales at established stores topped analysts' estimates for the holiday shopping quarter, helped by robust demand for its Aerie line of lingerie.
The company's comparable sales rose 8 percent in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 3, beating analysts' average estimate of a 7.34 percent rise, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Net income rose to $93.96 million, or 52 cents per share, from $54.62 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier.
Net revenue rose to $1.23 billion from $1.10 billion.