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Implied Stock-Price Moves for U.S. Companies Reporting Results

March 02, 2012

The following table shows the expected stock-price move for U.S. companies about to release quarterly results, according to options data compiled by Bloomberg. Criteria are listed below the table.


REPORT        TICKER                       IMPLIED   AVG POST-
DATE  TIME    SYM       COMPANY          1-DAY MOVE  ERNS MOVE  RATIO
========================================================================
03/05 Aft-mkt NTRI     NUTRISYSTEM INC       10.58    14.17     0.75
03/05 Aft-mkt PAY      VERIFONE SYSTEMS       5.15     7.00     0.74
03/06 Bef-mkt BPI      BRIDGEPOINT EDUC      11.28     6.38     1.77
03/06 Bef-mkt DKS      DICK’S SPORTING        4.60     4.13     1.11
03/06 Aft-mkt MAKO     MAKO SURGICAL          6.85     8.28     0.83

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

     The screen used to build this table screened for U.S.
stocks with at least $200 million in market value, options
trading volume yesterday of 500 or more, total open interest
of 10,000 contracts, and share prices at $10 or higher.

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at at csoong@Bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at at atanzi@Bloomberg.net


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