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Dillard's: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Dillard's Inc. (DDS) on Thursday reported a loss of $2.9 million in its fiscal second quarter.

The Little Rock, Arkansas-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 41 cents per share.

The department store operator posted revenue of $1.5 billion in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.47 billion.

Dillard's shares have risen 38 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 45 percent in the last 12 months.

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