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Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE: BBY) reported a drop in its fiscal first-quarter profit.

Best Buy's quarterly profit declined to $158 million, or $0.46 per share, from $212 million, or $0.53 per share, in the year-ago period. On an adjusted basis, Best Buy earned $0.72 per share.

Best Buy's revenue rose to $11.61 billion, from $11.37 billion. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $0.59 per share on revenue of $11.50 billion.

Best Buy shares gained 6.71% to $19.39 in pre-market trading.

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