Debenhams PLC said its normalized net income for the fiscal first half ended Feb. 27 amounted to 5 Great British pence per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 6 pence per share.
EPS increased 5.3% year over year from 5 pence.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was £58.6 million, a gain of 5.5% from £55.6 million in the prior-year period.
Total revenue totaled £1.33 billion, compared with £1.33 billion in the prior-year period, and total operating expenses came to £1.23 billion, compared with £1.23 billion in the year-earlier period.
Reported net income rose 5.3% on an annual basis to £76.3 million, or 6 pence per share, from £72.5 million, or 6 pence per share.