West Marine (WMAR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS

West Marine (WMAR) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Apr-28-2016. The company said it had a profit of $-0.37 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.08. Analysts had a consensus of $-0.45. The company posted revenue of $130.40 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $124.39 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.42 EPS.

West Marine closed down -0.02 points or -0.20% at $9.82 with 46,784 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $9.8, the shares hit an intraday low of $9.6101 and an intraday high of $9.96 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.

In a different news, on Mar 21, 2016, Matthew L Hyde (CEO) purchased 1,100 shares at $9.11 per share price.

West Marine Inc. is a retailer of boating supplies gear apparel footwear and other waterlife-related products. The Company operates around 279 stores located in 38 states Puerto Rico and Canada and two e-commerce Websites reaching retail and professional services customers. The Company’s products are classified as core boating products and merchandise expansion products. The Company’s core boating products consist of maintenance electronics sailboat hardware; anchors docking and moorings; engine systems; safety; electrical; plumbing; boats and outboards; ventilation; deck hardware and fasteners; navigation; trailering; seating and boat covers and barbecues and appliances. Its merchandise expansion products include apparel footwear clothing accessories fishing watersports paddle sports coolers bikes and cabin and galley. The Company offers private label products under the West Marine Black Tip Third Reef Pure Oceans Lifesling and Seafit brand names.

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