— Designer Brands, Inc. (NYSE: DBI) reported adjusted earnings of $0.67 per share for the third quarter of 2019, vs. $0.74 per share expected.
— Net income rose to $43.46 million or $0.60 per share from $39.32 million or $0.48 per share in the third quarter of last year
— Total revenues moved up 12% annually to $936.26 million, vs. $935.03 million expected
— Comparable sales increased 0.3%, delivering a two-year comparable sales growth of 7.6%
— Repurchased 1 million shares in the third quarter and 7.1 million shares year-to-date; declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share
— Cut full-year adjusted EPS outlook to $1.50-$1.55 from the previous range of $1.87 to $1.97
— Expects full-year revenue to grow in low double-digit, which is in line with the earlier forecast
— Expects comparable sales growth to be flat in fiscal 2019, down from the earlier forecast