More on Dillards (DDS): Q1 beats on EPS estimates but comes up slightly shy on sales. Per share earnings rose 27% Y/Y, boosted by better merchandise gross margins and lower operating expenses. Comp store sales inched up by 1%, with sales trends strongest in ladies' accessories and lingerie and juniors' and children's apparel. Sales were weakest in the home and furniture category. Shares +1.6% AH.