More on J&J's (JNJ) Q2: Net profit falls to $1.41B from $2.78B; Q2 2012 includes special...

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More on J&J's (JNJ) Q2: Net profit falls to $1.41B from $2.78B; Q2 2012 includes special items of $2.2B, comprising a write-down related to J&J's Crucell (CRXL) vaccine ops, provision for litigation, costs connected to Synthes acquisition. Cuts 2012 EPS outlook to $5.00-$5.07 from up to $5.17. Consensus is $5.14. Shares -1.4%. (PR)