Abercrombie & Fitch, Brink’s, NewMarket, Advanced Semi Among Major Stock Price Percentage Losers Feb 2nd

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF): In its fiscal fourth quarter results, the Company expects to record material charges, including charges for impairments and write-downs of store-related long-lived assets, other charges related to store closures and lease terminations, and charges associated with legal settlements and the reclassification of the Company’s auction rate securities to trading securities. Excluding these charges, the Company expects to report non-GAAP earnings per share for the quarter of approximately $1.10 to $1.15 Pending finalization of the material charges mentioned above, the comparable U.S. GAAP earnings per share number is not available at this time but will be available when earnings are released on February 15, 2012. The shares closed at $40.40, down $6.43, or 13.73%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $43.56 to $78.25.

NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU): Reports Q4 revenue $505.6M vs. consensus $519.16M. The shares closed at $191.07, down $29.22, or 13.26%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $122.20 to $220.85.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX): Deutsche Bank lowered its 2012 and 2012 earnings estimates for Advanced Semiconductor after the company reported weaker than expected Q4 results. The firm believes ASE’s margin shortfall may drive near-term share weakness, but keeps a Buy rating on the name. The shares closed at $4.65, down $0.61, or 11.60%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $4.00 to $6.57.

The Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO): Reports Q4 revenue $997M vs. consensus $1.05B. The shares closed at $24.41, down $5.21, or 17.59%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $21.53 to $34.46.

Education Management Corp (NASDAQ:EDMC): Education Management sees FY12 EPS $1.11-$1.15 vs. consensus $1.34. The shares closed at $21.20, down $4.4, or 17.19%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $13.45 to $29.90.

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