9:45 AM New York – Barnes & Noble said quarterly sales declined and net loss widened. Carnival and Ennis quarterly net surged. Lennar sales climbed but net tumbled 70%. Walgreen net jumped 16% and sales rose 3.2%.
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
) plummeted 12.8% or $2.42 to $16.40 after bookseller reported consolidated revenue in the fourth quarter ending on April 27 declined 7% to $1.3 billion. Net loss in the quarter widened to $118.6 million or $2.11 a diluted share compared to $56.9 million or $1.06.
) gained 1.3% or 41 cents to $33.62 after the cruise operator said net sales in the third quarter ending in May were flat at $3.5 billion. Net income in the quarter soared 193% to $41 billion or 5 cents a diluted share compared to $14 million or 2 cents.
The company added operating income plunged 40% to $152 million.
) rose 8 cents to $17.39 after the printing service provider stated net sales in the first quarter ending in May declined 3% to $138.5 million. Net earnings in the quarter surged 118% to $8.5 million or 33 cents a diluted share compared to $3.9 million or 15 cents.
The company added gross profit climbed 27% to $35.8 million and operating income jumped 119% to $13.6 million.
) jumped 4.4% or $1.54 to $36.53 after the homebuilder reported net sales in the second quarter ending in May surged 53% to $1.4 billion. Net earnings in the quarter tumbled 70% to $137.4 million or 61 cents a diluted share compared to $452.7 million or $2.06.
) slipped 1.4% or 20 cents to $13.99 after the drive-in restaurant chain said total revenue in the third quarter ending in May decreased 2% to $146.6 million. System-wide same-store sales increased 0.1%.
Net income in the quarter increased 3% to $14.8 million or 26 cents a diluted share compared to $14.4 million or 24 cents.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
) increased 1.3% or 56 cents to $44.29 after a day ago the hospital chain operator agreed to acquire Vanguard Health Systems for $21 a share in an all cash transaction, the acquisition is valued at $4.3 billion.
) declined 7.3% or $3.52 to $44.53 after drugstore operator reported net sales in the third quarter ending in May increased 3% to $18.3 billion. Comparable stores sales for the quarter increased 1.4%.
Net earnings in the quarter jumped 16% to $624 million or 65 cents a diluted share compared to $537 million or 62 cents.
Gross profit in the quarter increased 4% to $5.2 billion and operating income climbed 14% to $991 million.