PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 22, 2016 - Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of Anthropologie, Bhldn, Free People, Terrain, Urban Outfitters and Vetri Family brands, today announced net income of $47 million and $154 million for the three and nine months ended October 31, 2016, respectively. Earnings per diluted share were $0.40 and $1.31 for the three and nine months ended October 31, 2016, respectively.
Total Company net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 increased 5% over the same quarter last year to a record $862 million. Comparable Retail segment net sales, which include our comparable direct-to-consumer channel, increased 1.0%. Comparable Retail segment net sales increased 5.2% at Urban Outfitters and decreased 1.5% at Free People and 2.7% at the Anthropologie Group. Wholesale segment net sales increased 30%, which benefited from approximately $9 million of shipments moving out of the third quarter of fiscal 2016 into the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 due to delays at our recently opened east coast fulfillment center.
"I am pleased to announce our teams delivered record third quarter sales," said Richard A. Hayne, Chief Executive Officer. "These results were driven by the third consecutive quarter of positive Retail segment 'comps' and continued strength in our Wholesale segment," finished Mr. Hayne.
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