Casey’s posts 56% increase in second quarter diluted EPSStaff writer ▼ | December 9, 2015
Casey’s General Stores reported diluted earnings per share of $2.00 for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 ended October 31, 2015, compared to $1.28 per share for the same quarter a year ago.
Retail Year to date, diluted EPS were $3.57
"Casey’s experienced significant sales growth in all major areas of our business, especially inside our stores,” stated Chairman and CEO Robert J. Myers.
"Second quarter inside sales were up 11.6% while total fuel gallons sold were up 7.7%. The positive sales performance, along with a strong prepared food and fuel margin, drove gross profit dollars up 19.3% for the quarter."
At its December meeting, the board declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share. The dividend is payable February 15, 2016 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2016. ■