TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Bloomin' Brands Inc. (BLMN) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $26.7 million.

On a per-share basis, the Tampa, Florida-based company said it had profit of 28 cents. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs and non-recurring costs, came to 38 cents per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share.

The owner of Outback Steakhouse and other casual dining spots posted revenue of $1.03 billion in the period, which missed Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.04 billion.

Bloomin' Brands expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.38 to $1.45 per share.

Bloomin' Brands shares have dropped slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 11 percent in the last 12 months.


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