Kesko Oyj said its normalized net income for the second quarter was €1.02 per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 51 cents per share.
EPS increased year over year from 42 cents.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was €101.5 million, a gain from €41.0 million in the year-earlier period.
The normalized profit margin rose to 4.6% from 1.7% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue fell 6.1% on an annual basis to €2.23 billion from €2.37 billion, and total operating expenses declined 10.9% from the prior-year period to €2.05 billion from €2.30 billion.
Reported net income increased from the prior-year period to €147.0 million, or €1.48 per share, from €50.0 million, or 51 cents per share.