America’s Car-Mart second-quarter profit and revenue rose 89% and 12.1%, respectively, and beat analyst estimates as the company looks to open three dealerships, with two in central Arkansas.

After the markets closed Thursday, the Bentonville-based buy, here pay here used car dealer reported earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 were $11.281 million, or $1.58 per share, in the quarter that ended Oct. 31. That was up from $5.969 million, or 79 cents per share, in the same period in 2017. Revenue was $167.171 million.