The Company estimates net sales for the fourth quarter of 2008 of between $1.965 billion and $2.080 billion. Adjusted EPS, excluding restructuring-related charges and amortization expense, is estimated to range between $0.18 and $0.23 per share. The Company estimates reported EPS on a GAAP basis of between $0.10 and $0.15 per share. Included in the Company's estimated reported EPS on a GAAP basis is $0.01 per share of restructuring-related charges and $0.07 per share of amortization expense.
Boston Scientific management will be discussing these results with analysts on a conference call at 8:00 a.m. (ET) Wednesday, October 22, 2008. The Company will webcast the call to all interested parties through its website: http://www.bostonscientific.com. Please see the website for details on how to access the webcast. The webcast will be available for one year on the Boston Scientific website.
Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties. For more information, please visit: http://www.bostonscientific.com.
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