Perry Ellis posts 3Q profit

MIAMI (AP) _ Perry Ellis International Inc. (PERY) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $3.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

The Miami-based company said it had profit of 21 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 25 cents per share.

The clothing maker posted revenue of $198.8 million in the period.

Perry Ellis shares have increased almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped 4 percent in the last 12 months.

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