Why Levi Strauss Stock Just Jumped 9%

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Why Levi Strauss Stock Just Jumped 9%

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) exceeded analysts' earnings estimates last night, and its stock is defying the market downturn and zipping higher on Thursday afternoon. Sales for the fourth quarter of 2021 grew 22% year over year, with high-margin direct-to-consumer sales rising 25% and lower-margin wholesale sales up 20%. Gross profit margin on those sales increased to 57.8%, and on the bottom line, Levi earned $0.37 per share -- more than twice the GAAP earnings recorded a year ago.

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