Nike Inc, the world’s No. 1 footwear maker, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand from Western Europe, Greater China and emerging markets.
The company’s shares were up 4 percent at USD53.89 in after-market trading on Tuesday. Nike’s net income rose to USD842 million, or 50 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Nov. 30, from USD785 million, or 45 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue climbed to USD8.18 billion from USD7.69 billion. Analysts on average had expected revenue of USD8.09 billion, according to Thomson Reuters.