Winn-Dixie Soars on Earnings Surprise

Shares in Winn-Dixie traded up sharply Monday after the company reported quarterly results that were considerably better than analysts had anticipated.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Shares in Winn-Dixie traded up sharply Monday after the company reported quarterly results that were considerably better than analysts had anticipated. The retailer reported a net loss of $800,000, or 1 cent per share, on sales of $1.6 billion during its 12-week fiscal first quarter, which ended Sept. 19. EBITDA of $19.5 million increased by $30.6 million over the same period a year ago. Karen Short, an analyst following Winn-Dixie for Friedman Billings Ramsey, New York,

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