- Consolidated earnings per diluted share totaled $0.40 and consolidated same store sales increased 3.3% (adjusted for the shifted calendar), in both cases exceeding prior guidance
- Company narrows full year non-GAAP guidance range to $2.62 to 2.65 per diluted share
- Capital allocation strategy on track, with additional share repurchases totaling approximately $25.0 million and declaration of $0.125 per share quarterly dividend
Third Quarter Results
The Company reported consolidated net income for the third quarter ended November 2, 2013 of $50.0 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, compared to the Company's expectations provided on August 20, 2013 of $0.37 to 0.39 per diluted share. For the third quarter ended October 27, 2012, the Company reported consolidated net income of $50.1 million, or $0.40 per diluted share.
Net sales for the third quarter of 2013 increased 6.7% to $1.4 billion. Adjusted for the shifted calendar, due to the 53rd week in 2012, consolidated same store sales increased 3.3%, compared to the Company's guidance of approximately flat to an increase of 1%. Third quarter 2012 consolidated same store sales increased 5.1%. Shifted same store sales in the third quarter of 2013 for DICK'S Sporting Goods increased 3.4% while Golf Galaxy increased 2.2%.
Unshifted consolidated same store sales for the third quarter increased 0.3%, compared to the Company's guidance of an approximate 2 to 3% decrease. Unshifted same store sales in the third quarter of 2013 for DICK'S Sporting Goods increased 0.6% while Golf Galaxy decreased 4.7%. eCommerce penetration for the quarter was 6.5% of total sales.
"Despite the continued challenging consumer environment, we delivered better than expected results in the third quarter, exceeding both our sales and earnings expectations.
"The marketing efforts, improved customer experience and selective pricing initiatives we began in the third quarter were successful in driving traffic and sales, but at slightly lower than anticipated margins," said Edward W. Stack, Chairman and CEO. "We remain excited about the long-term opportunities in our business that we presented at our analyst day in September, and we will continue to drive towards those goals."
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