Publix Super Markets on Monday said sales in its fiscal fourth quarter improved by 6.9% to $7.4 billion, with comparable-stores improving by 6.4%. Net earnings were $453.3 million, compared to $422 million for the same period in 2013, an increase of 7.4%.
Earnings per share for the fourth quarter increased to 58 cents for 2014. Publix stock is available only to its employees and directors. Its price was adjusted to $39.05 p