ANKENY, Iowa (AP) _ Casey's General Stores Inc. (CASY) on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $41.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Ankeny, Iowa-based company said it had net income of $1.13.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 87 cents per share.
The convenience store chain posted revenue of $2.05 billion in the period, missing Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.2 billion.
Casey's shares have risen 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $131.29, an increase of 18 percent in the last 12 months.
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