Updated Full Year 2012 GuidanceBased on its performance for the first half of the year, the Company raised its comparable store sales and EPS guidance ranges for the full year. The Company expects that comparable store sales for the year will be in a range of 2.5% to 3.5%. EPS, excluding the $0.06 one-time charge, is projected to be between $1.15 and $1.25 versus $1.08 to $1.20 previously. The Company noted that, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.92, the current outlook represents a year-over-year increase of 25% to 36%.
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|Diluted Shares (m)||31,685||33,278|