Why Burlington Stores (BURL) Stock Is Rising Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Burlington Stores (BURL) shares are climbing, up 5.6% to $29.75, in early market trading on Tuesday following the release of the company's first quarter earnings results.

The discount clothing retailer saw same store sales grow by 2.7% during the period while posting an EPS of 25 cents per diluted share, 212.5% better than it posted a year ago.

Revenue was also up, 5.9% over the year ago period, to $1.13 billion.

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