The company sees Q1 EPS of $0.45-$0.46 vs. estimates of $0.53. Comp sales are seen down 2.2% vs. an increase in Q1 of 2016.
CEO Greg Sandfort takes note of the weather as helping to cause a "challenging" first three months, and says business is best judged over halves not quarters.
Full results are due on April 26.
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