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BRIEF-Alimentation Couche Tard reports Q1 EPS $0.64

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Alimentation Couche Tard Inc:

* Reports Q1 earnings per share of $0.67 excluding items

* Q1 earnings per share $0.64

* Q1 earnings per share view $0.65 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Subsequent to end of quarter, co’s store network was impacted by hurricane harvey in texas

* 123 of co’s stores were affected at various levels and had to close for a certain period of time due to hurricane harvey

* qtrly same-store merchandise revenues increased by 1.4% in U.S. and in Europe and decreased by 0.2% in Canada

* Revenues were $9.8 billion for Q1 fiscal 2018, up by $1.4 billion, an increase of 16.9% compared with corresponding quarter fiscal 2017

* As of September 5, 2017, 24 stores were still closed due to hurricane harvey

* Q1 revenue view $10.14 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Qtrly same-store road transportation fuel volumes grew by 0.4% in U.S., decreased by 0.3% in Europe and by 0.2% in Canada

* Working on divestment plan for non-core, surplus assets, including more than 200 stores that do not meet profitability standards Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)