MMM, ACE, AFL, ARG, AKS, AFOP are Releasing Earnings October-23

The following stocks are scheduled to release earnings today, Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

3M Co (MMM) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. 3M Company is a global manufacturer, technology innovator and marketer of a variety of products.

ACE Limited (ACE) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. ACE Ltd is a Swiss-incorporated holding company with its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance organization and serve the property and casualty insurance needs of businesses of all sizes in a range of industries.

Aflac Inc (AFL). Aflac Inc. is a general business holding company and acts as a management company. It sells supplemental health and life insurance in the United States and Japan.

Airgas Inc (ARG) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Airgas, Inc. through its subsidiaries, is a distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and supplies.

AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. AK Steel Holding Corporation is a producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, and tubular products through its wholly owned subsidiary, AK Steel Corporation.

Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc (AFOP) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a range of high-performance fiber optic components, and integrated modules incorporating these components, for communications equipment manufacturers and service providers.

Altera Corp (ALTR) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Altera Corp. designs, manufactures and markets high-performance, high-density programmable logic devices, HardCopy ASIC devices, pre-defined design building blocks, cores and associated development tools.

Ameris Bancorp (ABCB). Ameris Bancorp is a financial holding company through its subsidiary Ameris Bank operates a full service banking business and offers a range of retail and commercial banking services to its customers.

Amgen Inc (AMGN) is releasing earnings 5:00 PM. Amgen Inc. is an independent biotechnology medicines company. It discovers, develops, manufactures and markets medicines for grievous illnesses.

Amsurg Corp (AMSG) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Amsurg Corporation develops, acquires and operates ambulatory surgery centers, or ASCs, in partnership with physicians.

Anaren Inc (ANEN) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Anaren, Inc. designs, develops and markets microwave components and assembles for the wireless communications, satellite communications and defense electronics markets.

Anixter International Inc (AXE) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Anixter International Inc. is engaged in the distribution of communications and electrical wire and cable products and fasteners and other small parts.

Applied Industrial Technologies Inc (AIT) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. is an industrial product distributor in North America, which provides fluid power, mechanical and rubber shop services.

Asbury Automotive Group Inc (ABG) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. is an automotive retailer in the United States, operating 99 franchises (79 dealership locations) in approximately 18 metropolitan markets within 10 states.

Astec Industries Inc (ASTE). Astec Industries, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets equipment and components used in road building, utility and related construction activities as well as other products.

Autoliv Inc (ALV) is releasing earnings 6:00 AM. Autoliv, Inc. is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, safety electronics etc.

Barrett Business Services Inc (BBSI) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Barrett Business Services, Inc. offers a comprehensive range of human resource management services to assist small and medium-sized businesses in managing the increasing costs and complexities of an array of employment-related issues.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc (BHLB) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc., is a holding company for Berkshire Bank. It offers a range of deposit, lending, investment, wealth management, and insurance products.

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc (BBRG) is releasing earnings After Market Closes.

Buckeye Technologies Inc (BKI) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Buckeye Technologies, Inc. is a producer of value-added cellulose-based specialty products. Its product lines can be broadly grouped into four categories: chemical cellulose, customized fibers, fluff pulp and nonwoven materials.

C R Bard Inc (BCR) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. C.R. Bard, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, packaging, distribution and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices.

Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Carlisle Companies, Inc. manufacture and distribute a variety of products across a range of industries, including, among others, roofing, construction, trucking, foodservice, industrial equipment, outdoor power equipment and aircraft manufacturing.

Celadon Group Inc (CGI) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Celadon Group Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides long haul, full truckload services between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Its customer base includes Alcoa, Carrier Corporation, General Electric, International Truck & Engine and Wal-Mart.

Centene Corp (CNC) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Centene Corporation is a multi-line healthcare enterprise operating in two segments: Medicaid Managed Care and Specialty Services.

Ceradyne Inc (CRDN). Ceradyne, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets advanced technical ceramic products, ceramic powders and components for defense, industrial, automotive/diesel and commercial applications.

CH Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. is a third party logistics company, which provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes, in a variety of industries.

Chicago Bridge and Iron Company NV (CBI). Chicago Bridge & Iron Company is an engineering, and construction company that provides conceptual design, technology, procurement, fabrication, and commissioning services to energy and natural resource industries worldwide.

CIT Group Inc (CIT) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. CIT Group Inc provides commercial financing and leasing products and other services to small and middle market businesses across a wide variety of industries.

Community Partners Bancorp (CPBC). Community Partners Bancorp through its subsidiaries, Two River Community Bank and The Town Bank, provides banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals and individual consumers mainly in Monmouth and Union County, New Jersey.

Compuware Corp (CPWR) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Compuware Corporation deliver services, software and best practices that enable our customers’ most important technologies to perform at their peak.

CTS Corp (CTS) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. CTS Corp. designs, manufactures, assembles and sells electronic components and sensors and provide electronics manufacturing services mainly to OEMs, for the automotive, computer, communications, medical, industrial and defense and aerospace markets.

Cynosure Inc (CYNO) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Cynosure, Inc. develops and markets aesthetic treatment systems that are used by physicians and other practitioners to perform non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co (DD). E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company operates globally and offers a range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation.

Facebook Inc (FB) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Facebook Inc operates a social networking website. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

Flagstar Bancorp Inc (FBC) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company for Flagstar Bank, FSB, which offers consumer and commercial financial products and services to individuals, and small and middle market businesses in Michigan, Indiana, and Georgia.

FMC Technologies Inc (FTI) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. FMC Technologies, Inc. is a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. It designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products.

Frozen Food Express Industries Inc (FFEX). Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. provides temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload services in the United States.

Great Southern Bancorp Inc (GSBC) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company, which through its subsidiary, Great Southern Bank offers insurance, travel, investment and related services.

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Harley-Davidson Inc produces and sells heavyweight motorcycles, as well as offers motorcycle parts, accessories, and related services. It operates in two segments, Motorcycles and Related Products, and Financial Services.

Harmonic Inc (HLIT) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Harmonic, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells versatile and high performance video products and system solutions that enable service providers to efficiently deliver the next generation of broadcast and on-demand services.

Hawaiian Holdings Inc (HA) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo amongst the Hawaiian Islands (the Neighbor Island routes), between the Hawaiian Islands and certain cities in the United States and other world countries.

Home Bancorp Inc (HBCP) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Home Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company for Home Bank, which is engaged in attracting deposits from the general public and using those funds to invest in loans and securities.

IBERIABANK Corp (IBKC) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Iberiabank Corp is a financial holding company, which offers commercial and retail banking products and services to customers through IBERIABANK and Pulaski Bank.

II-VI Inc (IIVI) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. II-VI, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets products for a diversified customer base including industrial manufacturing, military and aerospace, electronics and telecommunications, and thermo-electronics applications.

Illumina Inc (ILMN) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Illumina, Inc. is developer, manufacturer and marketer of integrated systems for the large scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function.

InvenSense Inc (INVN) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. InvenSense, Inc. provides intelligent motion processing solutions that enable a motion-based user interface for consumer electronics.

iRobot Corp (IRBT). iRobot Corporation develops robotics and artificial intelligence technologies and applies these technologies in producing and marketing robots.

ITC Holdings Corp (ITC) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. ITC Holdings Corporation is engaged in the transmission of electricity in the United States. Its business consists of the operations of its Regulated Operating Subsidiaries, ITC Transmission, METC, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains.

Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Juniper Networks Inc designs, develops and sells innovative products and services that together provide its customers with high-performance network infrastructure built on simplicity, security, openness and scale.

Meridian Interstate Bancorp Inc (EBSB) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Meridian Interstate Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company for East Boston Savings Bank which offers a variety of deposit and loan products to individuals and businesses located in its primary market.

Molex Inc (MOLX) is releasing earnings 7:30 AM. Molex, Inc. manufactures electronic components, including electrical and fiber optic interconnection products and systems, switches and integrated products.

Molina Healthcare Inc (MOH) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Molina Healthcare, Inc. is a multi-state managed care organization participating in government-sponsored health care programs for low-income persons, such as the Medicaid program and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Newfield Exploration Co (NFX) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Newfield Exploration Company is an independent oil and gas company, which is engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of natural gas and crude oil properties.

Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Norfolk Southern Corporation is engaged in rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States.

Panera Bread Co (PNRA) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Panera Bread Company, Inc. is a national bakery-cafe concept with 1,541 Company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafe locations in 42 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada.

Polycom Inc (PLCM) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Polycom, Inc. is a global provider of high-quality, easy-to-use communications solutions that enable enterprise, government, education and healthcare customers to more effectively collaborate over distance, time zones and organizational boundaries.

Pzena Investment Management Inc (PZN) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. The Company, through its operating company Pzena Investment Management, LLC, provides investment advisory services to funds.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (QCOR) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company, provides prescription drugs for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, nephrotic syndrome, and infantile spasms indications. Its products include H.P. Acthar Gel and Doral.

Radcom Ltd (RDCM) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Radcom Ltd. develops, manufactures, markets and supports network test and service monitoring solutions for communications service providers and equipment vendors. The company offers its solutions for next-generation networks, wireless and wire line.

Reynolds American Inc (RAI) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Reynolds American Inc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States.

Ryder System Inc (R) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Ryder System Inc provides transportation and supply chain management solutions. Its business is divided into three segments: Fleet Management Solutions, Supply Chain Solutions and Dedicated Contract Carriage.

Sensata Technologies Holding NV (ST) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls. The company’s products are used in aircraft & military, automotive, electronics, industrial, motors and rotating equipments, among others.

Sigma-Aldrich Corp (SIAL) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Sigma-Aldrich Corporation is a life science and high technology company that develops, manufactures, purchases and distributes the range of high quality chemicals, biochemicals and equipment available throughout the world.

Signature Bank (SBNY) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Signature Bank is a full service commercial bank, which offers a variety of business and personal banking products and services, as well as investment, brokerage, asset management and insurance products and services through its subsidiary.

Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH) is releasing earnings 7:30 AM. Sonic Automotive, Inc is an automotive retailer in the United States, which sells new and used cars and light trucks, sells replacement parts, provides vehicle maintenance, warranty, paint and repair services, and arranges related financing and insurance.

Southern First Bancshares Inc (SFST). Southern First Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company, which through its subsidiary is engaged in the business of accepting demand deposits & savings deposits insured by the FDI Corp & providing commercial & mortgage loans to the general public.

Super Micro Computer Inc (SMCI) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Super Micro Computer, Inc develops and provides high performance server solutions based upon an innovative, modular and open-standard architecture.

Synovus Financial Corp (SNV) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Synovus Financial Corp, is a financial services company which provides integrated financial services including banking, financial management, insurance, and mortgage and leasing services.

Tal Education Group (XRS) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens.

Techne Corp (TECH). Techne Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of biotechnology products and hematology calibrators and controls.

Tempur-Pedic International Inc (TPX) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. is a global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium mattresses and pillows. it sells sells its products globally in 80 countries under the TEMPUR(r) and Tempur-Pedic(r) brands.

Total System Services Inc (TSS) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Total System Services, Inc is a global payment solutions provider that provides services to financial and nonfinancial institutions.

Twin Disc Inc (TWIN) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Twin Disc, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells marine and heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment. Its products include marine transmissions, surface drives, propellers, boat management systems, power-shift transmissions & controls systems.

Unisys Corp (UIS) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Unisys Corporation is a worldwide information technology company, which provides a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. Its two segments are Services and Technology.

USANA Health Sciences Inc (USNA) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. USANA Health Sciences, Inc. develops and manufactures high-quality, science-based nutritional and personal care products with a focus on promoting long-term health and reducing the risk of chronic degenerative disease.

Virgin Media Inc (VMED) is releasing earnings 2:00 AM. Virgin Media, Inc. is a provider of entertainment and communications services in the U.K., offering ‘quad-play’ broadband internet, television, mobile telephony and fixed line telephony services.

Vocus Inc (VOCS) is releasing earnings 4:05 PM. Vocus, Inc. is a provider of on-demand software for public relations management.

Waters Corp (WAT) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Waters Corporation is an analytical instrument manufacturer, that designs, manufactures, sells & services liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography & mass spectrometry instrument systems & support products.

Websense Inc (WBSN) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Websense, Inc. is a provider of unified Web, data and email content security solutions that are designed to protect data and users from modern cyber-threats, information leaks, legal liability and productivity loss.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (WAB) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. is a provider of value-added, technology-based products and services for the global rail industry.

Whirlpool Corp (WHR) is releasing earnings 6:00 AM. Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. It produces and sells washers, dryers, refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, freezers, microwave ovens, ranges, air purifiers, and other typical household appliances.

Willis Group Holdings PLC (WSH) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Willis Group Holdings PLC provides both specialized risk management advisory and consulting services on a global basis to clients worldwide in industrial and commercial activities & services to small, medium & corporate through its retail operations.

Xerox Corp (XRX) is releasing earnings Before Market Opens. Xerox Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, services and finances the industry’s portfolio of document equipment, software, solutions and services.

Zix Corp (ZIXI) is releasing earnings After Market Closes. Zix Corporation provides email encryption services. Its Email Encryption Service enables the use of secure email for sensitive information exchange primarily in the healthcare, financial services, insurance and government sectors.

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