Tractor Supply Co. (TSCO: Quote) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.11 after the bell Wednesday, up from $0.96 in the prior year period. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.03. Full year 2013 EPS is expected to be between $4.32 and $4.40, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.36.
Tractor Supply gapped up sharply Thursday and took out the session highs in the early afternoon. Shares finished up by 9.23 at $103.67, with volume at a 6-month high. The stock closed challenging resistance at the highs of the year, trading at a 3 1/2 month high.
by RTT Staff Writer
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