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Earnings Watch For April 12 (GOOG, JBHT, RAD)

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4/12/2012 5:47 AM ET

Google Inc. (GOOG: Quote) is due to report results for the first quarter. The company is expected to record a profit of $9.65 per share on revenues of $8.14 billion. Last year, the company earned $8.08 per share on revenues of $6.54 billion. The company's shares closed Wednesday's trade at $635.96. (The stock dropped around 1% in Q1; MA(50)- $619.17; MA(100)- $617.22; 52-wk H/L $670.25/$473.02)

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT: Quote) is scheduled to post first-quarter results. The company is expected to earn $0.52 per share compared to $0.40 per share last year, with revenues estimated at $1.15 billion. JBHT closed Wednesday's session at $54.50. (The stock up about 21% in Q1; MA(50)- $52.75; MA(100)- $49.16; 52-wk H/L $56.09/$34.42)

Drugstore chain operator Rite Aid Corp. (RAD: Quote) is slated to report results for the fourth quarter. The company is expected to report a loss of $0.14 per share on revenues of $7.03 billion. In the same quarter a year earlier, the company posted loss of $0.24 per share on revenues of $6.46 billion. The stock closed Wednesday at $1.70. (The stock surged almost 38% in Q4; MA(50)- $1.68; MA(100)- $1.47; 52-wk H/L $2.12/$0.85)

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (OZRK), Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH) and Fastenal Co. (FAST) will also report their results today.

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