NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Staples

(SPLS)

, the office-product retailer, said fourth-quarter profit rose 3.2%.

  • Net income: $283.6 million, or 41 cents a share, up from a $274.7 million, or 38 cents a share;
  • Revenue: Up 0.7% to $6.46 billion;
  • Analysts' expectations: Net income of 41 cents a share on revenue of $6.45 billion;
  • Outlook: Fiscal-year profit to increase in the high single-digit percentage range over the year earlier's adjusted profit of $1.37 a share; fiscal-year sales to rise in the low single-digits.