NEW YORK — Pennsylvania’s two retail Outfitters traveled different paths during the first quarter, with Urban Outfitters excelling with differentiated looks for the post-teen and American Eagle Outfitters disappointing with what it deemed an overassorted spring selection.

At Philadelphia, Pa.-based UO, net income vaulted 34.4 percent to $6.4 million, or 32 cents a diluted share, for the three months ended April 30, versus income of $4.8 million, or 26 cents, in the period last year. Earnings surpassed Wall Street’s average expectations of 29 cents. Overall sales for the quarter leapt 13.8 percent to $107 million over $94.1 million and rose 2 percent on a same-store sales basis. By division, comps improved 5 percent at Urban Retail stores, but were down 2 percent at Anthropologie. Direct-to-consumer sales jumped 35 percent.

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