Survey Results: Earnings Releases and 10-Qs

1. During the past year: (Total responses: n=74)
(select only one)
n=3 (4.05%) we have changed our earnings release practices, so that such releases coincide with our 10-Q filings
n=39 (52.70%) we have kept our earnings release practices the same, and they get released a few weeks before our 10-Q filings
n=18 (24.32%) we have kept our earnings release practices the same, and they get released a few days before our 10-Q filings
n=8 (10.81%) we have changed our earnings release practices, so that they get released closer to the time of our 10-Q filings
n=6 (8.11%) our earnings releases always got released at the same time as the 10-Q filings
n=0 (0.00%) we decided to no longer provide earnings releases at all


2. In the near future: (Total responses: n=73)
(select only one)
n=2 (2.74%) we definitely intend to revise the timing of our earnings releases so that they coincide with our 10-Q filings (or no longer provide earnings releases at all)
n=20 (27.40%) we might revise the timing of our earnings releases so that they coincide with our 10-Q filings (or no longer provide earnings releases at all)
n=11 (15.07%) we don�t need to change our earnings release practices because we recently did so
n=40 (54.79%) we are comfortable with our earnings releases being issued before our 10-Q filings and don�t need to review those practices
n=0 (0.00%) we already no longer provide earnings releases at all

3. Once 10-Q deadlines become 35 days for accelerated filers (note it likely will be delayed until 2006 as the SEC just proposed): (Total responses: n=73)
(select only one)
n=6 (8.22%) we definitely intend to revise the timing of our earnings releases so that they coincide with our 10-Q filings (or no longer provide earnings releases at all)
n=31 (42.47%) we might revise the timing of our earnings releases so that they coincide with our 10-Q filings (or no longer provide earnings releases at all)
n=8 (10.96%) we don�t need to change our earnings release practices because we recently did so
n=28 (38.36%) we are comfortable with our earnings releases being issued before our 10-Q filings and don�t need to review those practices
n=0 (0.00%) we already no longer provide earnings releases at all