October 28, 2005 |
K-Swiss Inc., a Westlake Village-based athletic shoe maker, said third-quarter profit rose 2%, but a fourth-quarter forecast that came in below analysts' targets sent its shares falling $2.53, or 8%, to $29.53. K-Swiss said fourth-quarter profit would range from 22 cents to 26 cents a share; analysts were expecting 28 cents. In the third quarter, K-Swiss reported net income of $21.1 million, or 59 cents a share, compared with $20.7 million, or 57 cents, a year earlier.
October 29, 2004 |
K-Swiss Inc. reported a 37% jump in third-quarter profit in part because of strong sales in Europe and Asia. The Westlake Village-based maker of sports footwear earned $20.7 million, or 57 cents a share, compared with $15.1 million, or 40 cents, a year earlier. Analysts had forecast a per-share profit of 35 cents for the third quarter, according to Thomson First Call. Revenue rose 12% to $135.8 million.
April 29, 2004 |
K-Swiss Inc., an athletic-shoe maker that split its shares and doubled its dividend in December, cut its 2004 profit and sales forecasts after orders from Foot Locker Inc. dropped. Its shares fell 21%. K-Swiss expects to earn $1.40 to $1.50 a share this year, down from its earlier forecast of $1.50 to $1.65, on sales of $460 million to $480 million. The company reported net income of $1.32 a share on sales of $429.2 million in 2003. Shares of Westlake Village-based K-Swiss fell $5.06 to $19.
December 12, 2003 |
Athletic footwear maker K-Swiss Inc. said it would split its shares 2 for 1 and double its dividend after the company's stock price and profit surged this year. The Westlake Village-based company will split its Class A and Class B shares for investors of record Dec. 22. The annual dividend will rise to 8 cents a share, beginning with the fourth-quarter payment on Jan. 15 to shareholders of record Dec. 31.
May 30, 2001 |
Athletic shoemaker K-Swiss Inc., known for its canvas and leather tennis shoes, announced plans Tuesday to branch into the adventure-oriented market, producing and distributing a collection of National Geographic-licensed footwear. After months of negotiations, the company formed a joint venture with footwear designer Rugged Shark of Lighthouse Point, Fla., to launch a full-scale line of outdoor and casual men's, women's and children's shoes.
April 28, 2001 |
K-Swiss Inc., the Westlake Village-based athletic shoe maker, on Friday announced lower earnings and an expected decline in future profit. Analysts attributed the decline to an effort by a big retailer to shift more of the risk of carrying inventories to shoe manufacturers. The admission by K-Swiss that it missed Wall Street's profit estimates and that future earnings won't match expectations sent its shares tumbling $4.63, or 16%, to close at $24.35 on Nasdaq.