NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- GameStop (GME) - Get Report stock is up 0.81% to $28.70 in afternoon trading on Tuesday before the video game and consumer electronics retailer reports its fiscal 2016 first quarter financial results on Thursday after the market close.
The Grapevine, TX-based company is expected to report a year-over-year decline in earnings per share and revenue.
Wall Street is anticipating earnings of 61 cents per share on revenue of $1.97 billion for the quarter ended April 30, according to analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters.
Last year, GameStop posted a profit of 68 cents per share on revenue of $2.06 billion for the fiscal 2016 first quarter.
Comparable store sales could decline 7% to 9% for the first quarter, according to the company's guidance that was issued in March.
Separately, GameStop has a "hold" rating and a letter grade of C+ at TheStreet Ratings because of the company's growth in earnings per share, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels, which offsets generally disappointing stock performance and poor profit margins.
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