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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Oct. 26

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks today. There were a total of 75 outlooks. The table is sorted alphabetically by ticker symbol. Earnings estimates are provided by Bloomberg.

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                               Daily        Accumulative^
                               Tally    Q3/10 Q4/10 2010  2011  %Total
Total Reported:                 75       529   135   652   181    1497
       Up                       23       115    31   197    34     25%
       Down                     17       150    26   121    36     22%
       Neutral                  30       233    69   311    90     47%
       Ex-Item Charges           5        31     9    23    21      6%

S&P500 Universe:                         129    40   236    60     465
       Up                                 28     9    78    12     27%
       Down                               30     5    36    12     18%
       Neutral                            63    25   113    27     49%
       Ex-Item Charges                     8     1     9     9      6%
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TICKER                                 UP/
SYMBOL COMPANY NAME           PERIOD   DOWN  GUIDANCE
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AATI   ADVANCED ANALOGIC TECH  Q4/10    D   Expects GAAP eps to be in the
                                               loss 9c-loss 7c range.
                                            Mean estimate is loss 9c;
                                               range loss 10c to loss 7c.

ACPW   ACTIVE POWER INC        Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               loss 2c-0c range.
                                            Mean estimate is loss 1c;
                                               range loss 1c to break-even.

ADS    ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS   2011     N   Expects core eps to be $6.75.
                                            Mean estimate is $6.78;
                                               range $6.37-$7.10.

AFL*   AFLAC INC               Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.31-$1.36 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.36;
                                               range $1.24-$1.42.

AFL*   AFLAC INC               2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $5.52-$5.57 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $5.52;
                                               range $5.35-$5.60.

AGCO   AGCO CORP               2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.10-$2.20 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.00;
                                               range $1.85-$2.27.

AIT    APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TEC  2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.80-$2.05 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.87;
                                               range $1.75-$1.95.

AMTD   TD AMERITRADE HOLDING   2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               90c-$1.20 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.14;
                                               range 99c-$1.30.

ARB    ARBITRON INC            2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.60-$1.65 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.69;
                                               range $1.63-$1.81.

ARG*   AIRGAS INC              Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               76c-80c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 80c;
                                               range 78c-84c.

ARG*   AIRGAS INC              2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.22-$3.32 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.26;
                                               range $3.25-$3.30.

BHE    BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS   Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               33c-37c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 37c;
                                               range 34c-39c.

CNC    CENTENE CORP            2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.76-$1.80 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.83;
                                               range $1.80-$1.85.

CODE   SPANSION INC-CLASS A    Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               53c-77c range.
                                            One estimate of 53c.

CR     CRANE CO                2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.50-$2.60 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.52;
                                               range $2.45-$2.60.

CRDN   CERADYNE INC            2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.35-$1.75 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.28;
                                               range $1.11-$1.40.

CSGS   CSG SYSTEMS INTL INC    2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.17-$2.27 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.19;
                                               range $2.17-$2.21.

CSR    CHINA SECURITY & SURVE  2010     D   Expects GAAP eps to be in the
                                               $1.02-$1.04 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.10;
                                               range $1.06-$1.12.

CSR    CHINA SECURITY & SURVE  2011     D   Expects GAAP eps to be in the
                                               $1.13-$1.15 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.27;
                                               range $1.19-$1.32.

CTGX   COMPUTER TASK GROUP IN  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               13c-15c range.
                                            One estimate of 13c.

DD*    DU PONT (E.I.) DE NEMO  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.10-$3.10 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.03;
                                               range $2.98-$3.10.

ECL*   ECOLAB INC              Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               59c-61c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 62c;
                                               range 59c-64c.

ECL*   ECOLAB INC              2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.22-$2.24 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.24;
                                               range $2.22-$2.26.

ELY    CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY   2010     X   Expects to take 17c charges on
                                               global operating strategy.
                                            Mean estimate is 6c;
                                               range loss 5c to gain 15c.

ENTG   ENTEGRIS INC            Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               17c-19c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 16c;
                                               range 14c-18c.

EPAY   BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIE  Q4/10    X   Expects eps to be diluted 4c
                                               acquiring SMA Financial.
                                            Mean estimate is 23c;
                                               range 23c-23c.

EPAY   BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIE  Q1/11    X   Expects eps to be diluted 3c
                                               acquiring SMA Financial.
                                            Mean estimate is 25c;
                                               range 25c-25c.

EPAY   BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIE  Q2/11    X   Expects eps to be diluted 2c
                                               acquiring SMA Financial.
                                            Mean estimate is 27c;
                                               range 27c-28c.

EWBC   EAST WEST BANCORP INC   Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               28c-31c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 25c;
                                               range 21c-31c.

EWBC   EAST WEST BANCORP INC   2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               89c-92c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 77c;
                                               range 58c-94c.

FFIV   F5 NETWORKS INC         Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               80c-82c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 73c;
                                               range 67c-78c.

FIS*   FIDELITY NATIONAL INFO  2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.95-$1.99 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.97;
                                               range $1.94-$2.01.

FOE    FERRO CORP              2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.02-$1.08 range.
                                            Mean estimate is 99c;
                                               range 95c-$1.03.

HSP*   HOSPIRA INC             2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.40-$3.45 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.47;
                                               range $3.38-$3.64.

IIVI   II-VI INC               Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               48c-54c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 40c;
                                               range 37c-42c.

IIVI   II-VI INC               2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.00-$2.10 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.64;
                                               range $1.60-$1.70.

JAKK   JAKKS PACIFIC INC       2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.19-$1.25 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.25;
                                               range $1.10-$1.36.

KCI    KINETIC CONCEPTS INC    2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.24-$4.29 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.23;
                                               range $4.19-$4.25.

KMB*   KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP     2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.60-$4.70 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.83;
                                               range $4.75-$4.89.

KTCC   KEY TRONIC CORP         Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               17c-20c range.
                                            No estimate available

KTCC   KEY TRONIC CORP         2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               75c-85c range.
                                            No estimate available

LIFE*  LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.48-$3.52 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.43;
                                               range $3.37-$3.48.

LII    LENNOX INTERNATIONAL I  2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.35-$2.45 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.46;
                                               range $2.36-$2.60.

LRY    LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST  2010     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $2.65-$2.67 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.65;
                                               range $2.62-$2.68.

LRY    LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST  2011     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $2.60-$2.80 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.71;
                                               range $2.62-$2.81.

LXK*   LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL   Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.03-$1.13 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.02;
                                               range 74c-$1.25.

MDP*   MEREDITH CORP           Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               75c-80c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 74c;
                                               range 68c-80c.

MDP*   MEREDITH CORP           2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.50-$2.75 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.61;
                                               range $2.35-$2.80.

MHP*   MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES   2010     U   Expects eps to be in the high
                                               end of $2.60-$2.65 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.60;
                                               range $2.56-$2.67.

MOLX*  MOLEX INC               Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               38c-44c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 45c;
                                               range 40c-49c.

MRCY   MERCURY COMPUTER SYSTE  Q4/10    N   Expects GAAP eps to be in the
                                               10c-12c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 12c;
                                               range 8c-17c.

OLN    OLIN CORP               Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               break-even to 5c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 15c;
                                               range 3c-27c.

OSIS   OSI SYSTEMS INC         2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.70-$1.82 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.73;
                                               range $1.71-$1.75.

PNR    PENTAIR INC             2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.93-$1.98 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.97;
                                               range $1.93-$2.04.

PNR    PENTAIR INC             Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               42c-47c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 50c;
                                               range 47c-54c.

PNRA   PANERA BREAD COMPANY-C  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.57-$3.59 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.56;
                                               range $3.50-$3.62.

PNRA   PANERA BREAD COMPANY-C  Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.15-$1.17 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.13;
                                               range $1.10-$1.16.

PTC    PAR TECHNOLOGY CORP/DE  Q4/10    X   Expects to take 2c eps charges on
                                               funding loss.
                                            Mean estimate is 10c;
                                               range 9c-12c.

RCL    ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               8c-12c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 13c;
                                               range 4c-24c.

RCL    ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.43-$2.47 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.11;
                                               range $1.78-$2.46.

SHW*   SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO/TH  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               59c-69c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 80c;
                                               range 65c-89c.

SHW*   SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO/TH  2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.12-$4.22 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.57;
                                               range $4.37-$4.70.

SMCI   SUPER MICRO COMPUTER I  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               23c-27c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 25c;
                                               range 24c-27c.

SPLS*  STAPLES INC             2012     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.50-$1.60 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.57;
                                               range $1.40-$1.71.

STR    QUESTAR CORP            2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.02-$1.07 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.10;
                                               range $1.04-$1.39.

STR    QUESTAR CORP            2011     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.07-$1.11 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.13;
                                               range $1.08-$1.19.

SYMM   SYMMETRICOM INC         Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               7c-12c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 9c;
                                               range 8c-10c.

TNC    TENNANT CO              2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.25-$1.35 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.26;
                                               range $1.22-$1.30.

TXN*   TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC   Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               59c-67c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 63c;
                                               range 57c-71c.

WAT*   WATERS CORP             Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.28-$1.33 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.27;
                                               range $1.20-$1.31.

WEC*   WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP   2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.75-$3.80 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.76;
                                               range $3.70-$3.80.

WTNY   WHITNEY HOLDING CORP    2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               30c-50c range.
                                            Mean estimate is loss 11c;
                                               range loss 28c to gain 15c.

WU*    WESTERN UNION CO        2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.36-$1.39 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.35;
                                               range $1.27-$1.38.

WYN*   WYNDHAM WORLDWIDE CORP  Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               40c-44c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 39c;
                                               range 34c-41c.

WYN*   WYNDHAM WORLDWIDE CORP  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.94-$1.98 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.88;
                                               range $1.80-$1.93.

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* - Company in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
# - The estimates might not be comparable to the company guidance.
^ - The accumulative figures starts July 2010.

Note: Up, Down and Neutral ratings are based on a comparison between
the company forecast and the consensus analyst estimate.
Ex-item charges are companies announced extraordinary items which
will have impact on the EPS.

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