AutoZone Inc. Q3 Profit beats estimates

AutoZone Inc. (AZO) revealed earnings for third quarter that beat the Street estimates.

The company's bottom line totaled $592.27 million, or $29.03 per share. This compares with $596.16 million, or $26.48 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts on average had expected the company to earn $26.05 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 6.0% to $3.87 billion from $3.65 billion last year.

AutoZone Inc. earnings at a glance (GAAP) :

-Earnings (Q3): $592.27 Mln. vs. $596.16 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $29.03 vs. $26.48 last year.
-Analyst Estimates: $26.05
-Revenue (Q3): $3.87 Bln vs. $3.65 Bln last year.

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