August 24, 2017 / 11:51 AM / 4 months ago

BRIEF-Dollar Tree reports Q2 EPS $0.98

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc

* Dollar Tree reports results for the second quarter fiscal 2017

* Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $4.44 to $4.60

* Sees Q3 2017 sales $5.2 billion to $5.29 billion

* Sees FY 2017 sales $22.07 billion to $22.28 billion

* Q2 sales $5.28 billion versus I/B/E/S view $5.24 billion

* Q2 same store sales rose 3.9 percent

* Sees Q3 2017 earnings per share $0.83 to $0.90

* Q2 earnings per share $0.98

* Q2 earnings per share view $0.87 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Qtrly ‍same-store sales by segment: dollar tree +3.9 pct, family dollar +1.0 pct​

* ‍During quarter , co recorded $2.6 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, of impairment charges related to its receivable from Dollar Express​

* Sees Q3 ‍ low single-digit increase in same-store sales for combined enterprise​

* ‍During quarter, company opened 133 stores, expanded or relocated 31 stores, and closed 34 stores​

* Sees ‍FY low single-digit increase in same-store sales​

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.87 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* FY2017 earnings per share view $3.79 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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