NEW YORK — Costs from its Tommy Bahama acquisition and the shuttering of the Izod Club golf portfolio pressured Oxford Industries Inc.’s fourth-quarter profits downward even as sales inched ahead.

For the three months ended May 30, the Atlanta-based branded and private label apparel manufacturer said net income fell 17.8 percent to $4.6 million, or 60 cents a diluted share. By comparison, the firm recorded profits of $5.6 million, or 74 cents, in last year’s quarter.

Net sales for the period rose 3.3 percent to $198.1 million from $191.7 million a year ago.

Results don’t include contributions from Tommy Bahama parent Viewpoint International, which wasn’t consolidated into Oxford until June 13.

Of the four major operating groups, only Oxford women’s wear, which accounts for 45.5 percent of total sales, posted sales gains, increasing 11.1 percent to $90.1 million from $81 million a year ago. Operating income at the unit, which contributed 67.6 percent of earnings before interest and taxes, rose 35 percent to $6.3 million from $4.6 million last year. That performance was driven by better-than-expected shipments of women’s sportswear, the company said.

While fourth-quarter results declined, full-year earnings and sales surged ahead. For the full year, Oxford said profits shot up 92.3 percent to $20.3 million, or $2.68, versus $10.6 million, or $1.40, a year ago. Net sales increased 12.9 percent to $764.6 million from $677.3 million.

“All four operating groups showed sales and earnings growth for the year,” said chief executive officer J. Hicks Lanier in a statement. “Supply chain management initiatives paid handsome dividends in the form of lower markdowns and improved inventory turns over the course of the year. ”

The women’s wear group also bolstered full-year results, as EBIT shot up 81.6 percent to $17.3 million on a 21.7 percent increase in sales to $308.8 million. Women’s wear was responsible for fully 50 percent of Oxford’s full-year operating profits and 40.4 percent of its sales.

Oxford forecast first-quarter earnings per share of 75 to 80 cents on sales of $230 million to $240 million. Including Viewpoint’s contribution, fiscal-year earnings are expected to be $4.35 to $4.65 a share on sales of between $1.05 billion and $1.1 billion.

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