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Company News for February 17, 2012

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•    Chinese-language Internet search provider Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) posted its fourth-quarter revenue and profit numbers that came in above the Street's estimates

•    Shares of supplier of automotive systems TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW) gained 14.37% after the company's fourth quarter profit topped expectations

•    Share prices of J.M. Smucker Co. (NYSE:SJM) declined 8.38% after the coffee maker lowered its earnings outlook for fiscal 2012. Separately, the company posted third-quarter earnings figures that missed the Street’s expectations

•    Share prices of targeted-mail services provider Valassis Communications Inc. (NYSE:VCI) advanced 15.19% to end the day at $26.31 after its sales figures for the fourth quarter came in above estimates

•    Online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry Blue Nile Inc. (NASDAQ:NILE) reported its fourth-quarter earnings results and revenue that fell short of estimates

•    Share prices of Advanced America Cash Advance Centers Inc. (NYSE:AEA)  surged 31.98% to close at $10.44 after Mexican company Grupo Elektra agreed to purchase Advanced America in a deal worth $780 million

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