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Brinker International: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Brinker International Inc. (EAT) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $26.4 million.

The Dallas-based company said it had net income of 64 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 47 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share.

The operator of restaurant chains Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy posted revenue of $753.8 million in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $753.9 million.

Brinker International shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 41 percent in the last 12 months.

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