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What: Hibbett Sports
So what: The operator of sporting goods stores saw revenue bounce 15% higher, and earnings per share of $0.44 were well above the Wall Street estimate of $0.38. Rival Dick's Sporting Goods
Now what: Plans to increase Hibbett's footprint by 40 to 42 stores next year were higher than previously announced, and bode well for more growth. The sporting goods category is on a roll as consumers decide to spend a little more to outfit their favorite athletes. I don't see the momentum stopping anytime soon as the whole sector moves higher.
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