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Allete Inc. (ALE US): The provider of energy services in the upper Midwest U.S. said it expects a charge of 12 cents a share in the first quarter due to the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
AMB Property Corp. (AMB US): The industrial real estate landlord said that, excluding some items, it probably earned 30 cents a share at most in the first quarter. That trailed the average analyst estimate of 31 cents from analysts in a Bloomberg survey. The company also said it plans to sell 12 million shares, raising money to cut debt and fund investments.
Boeing Co. (BA US): The world’s second-largest commercial- plane maker said it completed the first maintenance training class for the new 787 Dreamliner, which is scheduled for delivery starting in the fourth quarter.
Exeter Resource Corp. (XRA US): The gold exploration company with deposits in Chile and Argentina denied a Reuters report that it is in takeover talks with several companies.