In the fourth quarter, HSN recorded net income of $43.5 million, or 82 cents per diluted share, as compared with $59.7 million, or $1.12 per diluted share, in the previous-year period.
In the fourth quarter, Kohl’s Corp. comparable store sales and earnings slipped, but it still managed to top a MarketBeat published analyst average estimate by 11 cents.
Home Depot, for the fourth quarter ended January 28, recorded net earnings of $1.74 billion, or $1.44 per diluted share, versus $1.47 billion, or $1.17 billion per diluted share, in the year-previous quarter.
For the fiscal fourth quarter ended January 28, Macy’s recorded company net income of $475 million, or $1.54 per diluted share, versus $544 million, or $1.73 per diluted share, in the year-prior period.
For the fourth quarter ended January 31, Wal-Mart Stores posted company net income of $3.76 billion, or $1.22 per diluted share, versus $4.57 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share, in the year-earlier period.
For the three months ended December 31, CVS Health posted company net income of $1.71 billion, or $1.59 per diluted share, versus $1.5 billion, or $1.34 per diluted share, in the 2015 period.
In the fourth quarter ended December 31, Aaron’s recorded net earnings of $21.6 million versus $21.7 million in the prior-year period with diluted earnings per share coming in at 30 cents in both instances.
Although the company could not post GAAP net or per diluted per share loss as it determines income tax effects of goodwill impairment, Rent-A-Center reported that its fourth quarter loss before income taxes was $170.9 million versus $1.13 billion loss in the period a year prior including a $1.17 billion goodwill impairment charges taken in the core business segment in the United States.
Soft holiday sales resulted in a comp decline for The Container Store in its third quarter.