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Scholastic Corp Announces 12% Advance In Q4 Bottom Line

Scholastic Corp (SCHL) reported a profit for its fourth quarter that gained ground from last year.

The company said its bottom line advanced to $46.4 million, or $1.31 per share. This was up from $41.6 million, or $1.22 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.09 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter fell 2.8% to $499.6 million. This was down from $513.8 million last year.

Scholastic Corp earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $46.4 Mln. vs. $41.6 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 11.5%
-EPS (Q4): $1.31 vs. $1.22 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 7.4%
-Analysts Estimate: $1.09
-Revenue (Q4): $499.6 Mln vs. $513.8 Mln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): -2.8%

Full year EPS guidance: $1.20 - $1.30
Full year revenue guidance: $1.65 - $1.70 Bln

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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