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American International Group (NYSE:AIG): Current price $38.33

On Thursday, AIG  posted a net loss of $4 billion, or $2.68 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter, compared with a net income of $21.5 billion, or $11.31 per diluted share, year-over-year from 2011. For the full year 2012, net income stood at $3.4 billion, or $2.04 per diluted share, compared with $20.6 billion, or $11.01 per diluted share, for the full year of 2011. After-tax operating income in the fourth quarter was $290 million, or 20 cents per diluted share, compared with $1.5 billion, or  77 cents per diluted share, year-over-year from 2011. After-tax operating income for the full year of 2012 was $6.6 billion, or $3.93 per diluted share, compared with $2.1 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share, in 2011.

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