added 4.5 million to bottom line and .03 cent to earnings.
They didn't make more, they just paid 5% less tax!!
Read the report kids.
They have been doing it all year - 9 mos #'s is about 16 million that earnings are boosted b/c they are paying 29% instead of 35 % they paid last year
""""The tax rate for the first three quarters was 28.7% compared to 35.8% a year ago. The lower effective rate reflects the ongoing impact of revised intercompany pricing agreements. """"from the release