Zale Earnings: Here’s Why Investors Don’t Like These Results

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Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 2.84%.

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Zale Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 30.77% to $1.02 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.78 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 1.05% to $670.75 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Zale Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $1.02 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.99. It beat the average revenue estimate of $667.34 million.

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