Last month activist investor
Shares, which had been slumping almost all year, took off in June after Icahn revealed that he had acquired a 9.4 percent stake in the company.
The company has tried to reinvigorate sales by lowering prices on almost 1,000 basic items. It's also cut some jobs and shuttered underperforming stores.
Chairman and CEO
For the period ended
Analysts were looking for a per-share profit
Revenue for the
Sales at stores open at least a year, a key indicator of a retailer's health, fell 1.8 percent as customer transactions declined.
The company maintained its forecast for a fourth-quarter adjusted profit between 75 and
Analysts foresee a
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