Zumiez Inc. recorded a 5.1% increase in October same-store sales after
an increase of 15.9% in the year-ago month. Total net sales for the
period increased 24.6% to $24.7 million from $19.9 million last year.
For the third quarter, the company expects to report diluted earnings
per share in the range of 27 cents to 28 cents per share, versus
diluted earnings per share of 24 cents in the third quarter last year.
For the full year, the company expects earnings per diluted share to be
in the range of 92 cents to 94 cents compared to fiscal 2006 earnings
of 73 cents per diluted share. This range is down from guidance given
at the end of Q2 of diluted earnings per share in the range 97 cents to
99 cents for the year.