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Casey`s General Net Jumps, Sonos Net Loss Widens


Author: Mukesh Buch
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Last Update: 12:43 PM EDT September 11 2018

11:45 PM New York Avid Bioservices first-quarter net loss widened and revenues plunged 54%. Casey`s General Stores first-quarter net soared 24% to $70 million. Limoneira third-quarter net jumped 5% to $8 million. Sonos third-quarter net loss widened to $27 million.

Tollbooth Index increased 53.99 or 0.3% to 16,343.58 but for the year-to-date soared 18.8%.

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Avid Bioservices Inc (CDMO), the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical products maker said revenues in the first-quarter ending in July plunged 53.5% from a year ago to $12.6 million.

Net loss in the quarter widened to $3.4 million from $2.6 million and diluted earnings per share was flat at 6 cents in the same quarter last year.

Casey`s General Stores Inc (CASY), the convenience stores operator reported total revenues in the first-quarter ending in July soared 23.9% from a year ago to $2.6 billion.

Same store sales in fuel segment rose 0.5%, in grocery segment jumped 3.2% and in prepared food business increased 1.7%.

Net income in the quarter soared 23.6% to $70.2 million or $1.90 per diluted share from $56.8 million or $1.46 in the same quarter last year.

Limoneira Co (LMNR), the farm products producer said revenues in the third-quarter ending in July fell 1.1% from a year ago to $39.9 million.

Net income in the quarter jumped 5.2% to $8.2 million or 50 cents per diluted share from $7.8 million or 52 cents in the same quarter last year.

Sonic Corporation (SONC), the restaurants operator said preliminary restaurants in the fourth-quarter ending in August increased 2.6% and diluted earnings per share in the range of 50 cents to 51 cents.

The fast food chain is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter results on October 16, 2018.

Sonos Inc (SONO), the consumer electronics products maker said revenues in the third-quarter ending in June plummeted 6.6% from a year ago to $208.4 million.

Net loss in the quarter widened to $27 million or 45 cents per diluted share from $14.5 million or 26 cents in the same quarter last year.

The high-end speaker maker sold 886,514 units, representing growth of 11.4% and gross margin of 45.8%, 2.3 percentage points lower from a year ago period.

Sonos forecasted fiscal 2018 revenues nearly flat at $1.11 billion and operating profit between $59 million and $62 million.
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