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Brinker International: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Brinker International Inc. (EAT) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $32 million.

On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had profit of 83 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 89 cents per share.

The results matched Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 89 cents per share.

The operator of restaurant chains Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy posted revenue of $790.7 million in the period, beating Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $778.8 million.

Brinker International expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.75 to $3.95 per share.

Brinker International shares have risen almost 8 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 22 percent in the last 12 months.


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