- The following note appeared in the company's release: "This year's quarter includes a $6.6 million pre-tax ($4.1 million after-tax) gain for litigation settlements versus a gain in last year's quarter of $3 million pre-tax ($1.9 million after-tax) from litigation settlements. Excluding these gains, earnings for the quarter increased 19.5% to $406.9 million, or $0.40 cents per share (diluted) from last year's $340.4 million, or $0.33 cents per share (diluted)."
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