Casey's General Stores Inc. earnings per share dropped to 38 cents in the third quarter from 40 cents in the same period last year, the company said in a release. Year-to-date earnings were $2.87 per share, up from $2.26 last year. "Third quarter sales were strong throughout all of our categories despite challenging weather during the quarter," Chairman and CEO Robert Myers said. "Our same-store fuel sales are exceeding industry-wide trends and gross profit from inside the store was up over 11 percent for both the quarter and year." See the full report