Nov 16 (Reuters) - Ross Stores Inc :Ross Stores reports third quarter earnings, updates fourth quarter guidance.Q3 earnings per share $0.72.Q3 sales $3.3 billion versus I/B/E/S view $3.26 billion.Q3 same store sales rose 4 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.67 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees Q4 earnings per share $0.88 to $0.92.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $3.24 to $3.28.Ross Stores Inc - for 13 weeks ending January 27, 2018, comparable store sales are now forecast to increase 2% to 3%.
Ross Stores Inc : Ross Stores reports second quarter earnings, issues second half 2016 guidance . Q2 earnings per share $0.71 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.67 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q2 revenue $3.181 billion versus I/B/E/S view $3.13 billion . For Q3 ending October 29, 2016, we are forecasting a same store sales gain of 1 pct to 2 pct on top of a 3 pct increase in prior year . Sees Q3 earnings per share of $0.52 to $0.55, compared to $0.53 in last year's Q3 . For Q4 ending January 28, 2017, we are also projecting same store sales to grow 1 pct to 2 pct versus a 4 pct increase last year . Sees Q4 earnings per share expected to be $0.73 to $0.76, up from $0.66 in 2015 Q4 . Based on H1 results and second half guidance, fiscal 2016 earnings per share are now planned to increase 7 pct to 10 pct to $2.69 to $2.75 .Q3 earnings per share view $0.57 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.