UPDATE: Tiffany Posts Higher Q2 Profit, Lifts Full-Year Outlook
Tiffany & Co (NYSE: TIF) reported a 16% rise in its fiscal second-quarter net income.
Tiffany's quarterly earnings surged to $106.8 million, or $0.83 per share, from $91.8 million, or $0.72 per share, in the year-ago period.
Its revenue rose 4% to $925.9 million from $886.6 million. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $0.74 per share on revenue of $941.5 million.
Its revenue at stores open at least a year climbed 5%.
Tiffany now projects FY13 earnings of $3.50 to $3.60 per share, versus its earlier forecast of $3.43 to $3.53 per share. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $3.54 per share.
Tiffany shares gained 1.63% to $83.00 in pre-market trading.
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