An employee works next to shoes on display inside the flagship store of sporting-goods giant Nike in Shanghai on March 16, 2017.
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Nike on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings and sales that topped analysts’ expectations, as investments it’s made to sell more directly to customers showed signs of paying off.
Its shares rose more than 5% in after-hours trading on the news.
Here’s how the company did compared with what analysts were expecting, based on a poll by Refinitiv:
- Earnings per share: 86 cents vs. 70 cents expected
- Revenue: $10.66 billion vs. $10.44 billion expected
Nike shares, as of Tuesday’s market close, have climbed more than 17% this year. The stock had closed the day down about 0.6%.
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