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

April 4 (Bloomberg) -- 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.

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REPORT        TICKER                       IMPLIED   AVG POST-
DATE  TIME    SYM       COMPANY         1-DAY MOVE% ERNS MOVE%  RATIO
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04/05 Bef-mkt KMX*     CARMAX INC             6.60     7.41     0.89
04/05         SCHN     SCHNITZER STEEL        3.03     3.51     0.86

* - 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.

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