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- Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) will replace Advance Auto Parts (just got promoted to the S&P 500) in the S&P MidCap 400 after Wednesday's close. Northfield Bancorp (NASDAQ:NFBK) will take JACK's spot in the S&P SmallCap 600.
- Simultaneously, West Pharma (NYSE:WST) will replace Advent Software (getting acquired) in the S&P 400. Constant Contact (NASDAQ:CTCT) will take West's spot in the S&P 600.
- JACK +1.3% AH. NFBK +3.8%. WST +1.3%. CTCT +1.8%.
Apr. 17, 2012, 10:56 AMWest Pharmaceutical (WST +9.8%) shares break out to an eight-month high after the company issues upside guidance for Q1. WST sees EPS of $0.83, excluding non-recurring items, vs. $0.65 consensus, on revenues of $316M vs. $308M consensus. FY 2012 EPS estimate is raised to $2.50-$2.67 vs. $2.47 consensus. | Comment!
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West Pharmaceutical Services Inc is a manufacturer of components & systems for injectable drug delivery, plastic packaging, delivery system components. Itsproducts include stoppers and seals for vials, prefillable syringe components and systems.
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