Genesco Q3 2018 loss $164.8 millionStaff Writer | December 4, 2017
Genesco reported a loss from continuing operations for the third quarter ended October 28, 2017, of $164.8 million, or $8.55 per diluted share.
Genesco A goodwill impairment charge of $182.2 million
Fiscal 2018 third quarter results reflect a goodwill impairment charge of $182.2 million, or $8.13 per diluted share after-tax, related primarily to the sustained decline in the company's market value to a level below book value, losses of $0.9 million, or $0.03 per diluted share after-tax due to Hurricane Maria, fixed asset impairment charges of $0.5 million, or $0.02 per diluted share after-tax, $0.01 per diluted share for the impact of additional dilutive shares, and a $26.6 million tax impact, or $1.38 per diluted share, related primarily to the goodwill impairment.
Fiscal 2017 third quarter results reflected pretax fixed asset impairment charges of $0.6 million, or $0.02 per diluted share after tax, offset by $0.8 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, from a lower than normal tax rate due to the release of tax reserves and other items.
Adjusted for the items described above in both periods, earnings from continuing operations were $19.7 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, for the third quarter of Fiscal 2018, compared to earnings from continuing operations of $25.5 million, or $1.28 per diluted share, for the third quarter of Fiscal 2017. ■