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Coach Earnings Recap

Tamara Rutter
October 23, 2012

Shares of Coach (NYSE: COH  ) are up more than 8% today, after the leather-goods maker posted solid first-quarter results. One key investors should focus on in Coach's recent earnings report is growth overseas. Higher international sales were partially to thank for a 3% spike in earnings from the year-ago period.

For the quarter ended Sept. 29, Coach generated a profit of $221.4 million, or $0.77 a share. According to Bloomberg, analysts were expecting earnings of $0.75 per share. China represented a particularly b