During the fourth quarter earnings before onetime items slid 4.
However, OG&A costs before onetime items escalated 0.
4 million, but pretax income before onetime charges and extraordinary items still declined 4.
He also confirms Kroger's annual earnings-per-share (EPS) growth target of 10% to 12% before onetime items for both fiscal 2002 and fiscal 2003.
recorded onetime net charges of $47 million during the 1999 period and $113 million in the 1998 period.
1 million in onetime charges related to restructuring.
Abbott Laboratories' earnings for 1999 reflect a $168 million onetime charge.
1 million onetime gain in 1999 and onetime charges of $239.
s comparison is based on continuing operations, and reflects onetime charges of $53.
s earnings for l998 reflect $347 million in net onetime charges.
Johnson & Johnson's earnings in 1998 reflect $697 million in net onetime charges.