Earnings roundup: Fifth & Pacific, Zale
Among the earnings stories for Thursday, Feb. 21, from The Associated Press:
— Fifth & Pacific Cos., a clothing, accessory and fragrance maker whose lines include Kate Spade and Lucky Brand, said its fourth-quarter net income tumbled 75 percent.
— Zale Corp.'s fiscal second-quarter net income climbed 43 percent during the critical holiday period, as shoppers snapped up items from its exclusive collections.
— Shares of Taser International Inc. tumbled after the stun gun maker reported a fourth-quarter profit that was slightly better than expected but failed to impress investors.
— Toro Co.'s fiscal first-quarter net income jumped 58 percent, helped by strong demand for certain kinds of landscaping and irrigation equipment.