PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 16, 2016 - Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), a leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie, Bhldn, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, today announced net income of $77 million and $106 million for the three and six months ended July 31, 2016, respectively. Earnings per diluted share were $0.66 and $0.91 for the three and six months ended July 31, 2016, respectively.
Total Company net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 increased 3% over the same quarter last year to a record $891 million. Comparable Retail segment net sales, which include our comparable direct-to-consumer channel, increased 1%. Comparable Retail segment net sales increased 5% at Urban Outfitters, was flat at Free People, and decreased 3% at the Anthropologie Group. Wholesale segment net sales increased 4%.
"I am pleased to announce our teams delivered record second quarter sales and earnings per share," said Richard A. Hayne, Chief Executive Officer. "These results were driven by a positive Retail segment 'comp' and substantial improvement in merchandise margins," finished Mr. Hayne.
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