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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Oct. 27

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks today. There were a total of 108 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:                 108      529   172   708   195    1604
       Up                       37       115    39   220    40     26%
       Down                     22       150    34   132    39     22%
       Neutral                  49       233    90   333    95     47%
       Ex-Item Charges           0        31     9    23    21      5%

S&P500 Universe:                         129    51   252    65     497
       Up                                 28    10    83    15     27%
       Down                               30     6    38    13     18%
       Neutral                            63    34   122    28     50%
       Ex-Item Charges                     8     1     9     9      5%
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TICKER                                 UP/
SYMBOL COMPANY NAME           PERIOD   DOWN  GUIDANCE
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ACE*   ACE LTD                 2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $7.20-$7.40 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $7.42;
                                               range $7.00-$7.72.

ADBE*  ADOBE SYSTEMS INC       Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               48c-54c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 52c;
                                               range 50c-55c.

ADP*   AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESS  2011     U   Expects eps to be over
                                               $2.44-$2.49 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                               range $2.40-$2.55.

ARRS   ARRIS GROUP INC         Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               14c-18c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 18c;
                                               range 16c-22c.

ARW    ARROW ELECTRONICS INC   Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.22-$1.32 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.09;
                                               range 99c-$1.23.

AVB*   AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES   Q4/10    N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               98c-$1.02 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.00;
                                               range 96c to $1.05.

AVB*   AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES   2010     U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $3.97-$4.01 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.96;
                                               range $3.93-$4.04.

AVY*   AVERY DENNISON CORP     2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.70-$2.80 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.74;
                                               range $2.65-$2.82.

BWA    BORGWARNER INC          2010     U   Expects eps to be over
                                               $2.85-$2.95 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.81;
                                               range $2.68-$2.93.

BXP*   BOSTON PROPERTIES INC   Q4/10    U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $1.09-$1.12 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.05;
                                               range $1.01-$1.08.

BXP*   BOSTON PROPERTIES INC   2011     D   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $4.20-$4.40 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.50;
                                               range $4.32-$4.62.

BYI    BALLY TECHNOLOGIES INC  2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.05-$2.30 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.24;
                                               range $2.08-$2.38.

CACI   CACI INTERNATIONAL INC  2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.90-$4.10 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.77;
                                               range $3.67-$3.89.

CBG*   CB RICHARD ELLIS GROUP  2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               65c-70c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 68c;
                                               range 64c-72c.

CCI    CROWN CASTLE INTL CORP  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               2c-11c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 7c;
                                               range loss 4c to gain 11c.

CCI    CROWN CASTLE INTL CORP  2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               22c-53c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 48c;
                                               range 27c-89c.

CDNS   CADENCE DESIGN SYS INC  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               3c-5c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 4c;
                                               range 4c-5c.

CDNS   CADENCE DESIGN SYS INC  2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               16c-18c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 16c;
                                               range 15c-18c.

CDR    CEDAR SHOPPING CENTERS  2010     U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               56c-58c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 53c;
                                               range 51c-59c.

CHH    CHOICE HOTELS INTL INC  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.77-$1.79 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.70;
                                               range $1.65-$1.74.

CLUB   TOWN SPORTS INTERNATIO  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               break-even to 2c range.
                                            Mean estimate is break-even;
                                               range loss 2c to gain 5c.

CTS    CTS CORP                2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               60c-65c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 66c;
                                               range 65c-67c.

DPS*   DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROU  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.35-$2.43 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.37;
                                               range $2.30-$2.46.

DRE    DUKE REALTY CORP        2010     U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $1.11-$1.15 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.01;
                                               range 95c-$1.12.

EEFT   EURONET WORLDWIDE INC   Q4/10    U   Expects cash eps to be in the
                                               39c-39c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 36c;
                                               range 34c-37c.

EFX*   EQUIFAX INC             Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               58c-61c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 60c;
                                               range 56c-61c.

EGN    ENERGEN CORP            2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.30-$4.40 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.44;
                                               range $4.33-$4.53.

EGN    ENERGEN CORP            2011     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.20-$3.60 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.68;
                                               range $3.32-$4.10.

EQR*   EQUITY RESIDENTIAL      Q4/10    N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               56c-60c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 57c;
                                               range 54c-61c.

EQR*   EQUITY RESIDENTIAL      2010     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $2.18-$2.22 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.18;
                                               range $2.14-$2.22.

ESRX*  EXPRESS SCRIPTS INC     2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.48-$2.50 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.48;
                                               range $2.31-$2.56.

ESRX*  EXPRESS SCRIPTS INC     2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.15-$3.25 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.14;
                                               range $2.90-$3.30.

FIRE   SOURCEFIRE INC          Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               16c-18c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 21c;
                                               range 18c-27c.

FIRE   SOURCEFIRE INC          2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               52c-54c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 54c;
                                               range 50c-61c.

FLEX   FLEXTRONICS INTL LTD    Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               23c-25c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 22c;
                                               range 16c-25c.

FMC*   FMC CORP                Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               95c-$1.05 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.03;
                                               range 98c-$1.08.

FMC*   FMC CORP                2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.70-$4.80 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.76;
                                               range $4.70-$4.80.

FR     FIRST INDUSTRIAL REALT  2010     U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               95c-$1.00 range.
                                            Mean estimate is 90c;
                                               range 85c-96c.

GD*    GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP   2010     U   Expects eps to be over
                                               $6.70-$6.75 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $6.67;
                                               range $6.62-$6.75.

HBI    HANESBRANDS INC         2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.27-$2.32 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.31;
                                               range $2.28-$2.35.

HGR    HANGER ORTHOPEDIC GROU  2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.29-$1.31 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.29;
                                               range $1.28-$1.30.

HRC    HILL-ROM HOLDINGS INC   2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.05-$2.15 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.92;
                                               range $1.84-$2.01.

IRBT   IROBOT CORP             Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               10c-12c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 9c;
                                               range 3c-18c.

IRBT   IROBOT CORP             2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               80c-82c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 57c;
                                               range 51c-61c.

ISSI   INTEGRATED SILICON SOL  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               30c-36c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 43c;
                                               range 43c-43c.

KAI    KADANT INC              Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               26c-28c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 29c;
                                               range 27c-30c.

KAI    KADANT INC              2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.33-$1.35 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                               range $1.21-$1.23.

KRC    KILROY REALTY CORP      2010     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $2.01-$2.06 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.04;
                                               range $2.01-$2.07.

LAD    LITHIA MOTORS INC-CL A  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               11c-13c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 14c;
                                               range 10c-22c.

LAD    LITHIA MOTORS INC-CL A  Q1/11    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               15c-17c range.
                                            No estimate available

LAD    LITHIA MOTORS INC-CL A  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               84c-86c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 78c;
                                               range 74c-85c.

LAD    LITHIA MOTORS INC-CL A  2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.03-$1.11 range.
                                            Mean estimate is 98c;
                                               range 88c-$1.15.

LOGM   LOGMEIN INC             Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               22c-24c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 22c;
                                               range 18c-32c.

LOGM   LOGMEIN INC             2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               81c-82c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 77c;
                                               range 72c-87c.

LOOP   LOOPNET INC             Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               7c-8c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 9c;
                                               range 8c-10c.

LSI*   LSI CORP                Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               10c-16c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 13c;
                                               range 9c-15c.

LTC    LTC PROPERTIES INC      2010     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               48c-50c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 50c;
                                               range 49c-50c.

MANT   MANTECH INTERNATIONAL   2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.37-$3.42 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.44;
                                               range $3.38-$3.48.

MDAS   MEDASSETS INC           2010     D   Expects cash eps to be in the
                                               85c-90c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 91c;
                                               range 81c-95c.

MTH    MERITAGE HOMES CORP     Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be break-even.
                                            Mean estimate is 2c;
                                               range loss 11c to gain 18c.

NEWP   NEWPORT CORP            2010     U   Expects eps to be above $1.00.
                                            Mean estimate is 90c;
                                               range 86c-95c.

NLC    NALCO HOLDING CO        2010     N   Expects eps to be over
                                               $1.50-$1.50 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.51;
                                               range $1.45-$1.59.

NOC*   NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP   2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $6.85-$7.00 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $6.86;
                                               range $6.72-$7.24.

O      REALTY INCOME CORP      2010     D   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $1.82-$1.83 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.85;
                                               range $1.83-$1.86.

O      REALTY INCOME CORP      2011     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $1.96-$2.01 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.99;
                                               range $1.96-$2.03.

OFIX   ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               59c-62c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 59c;
                                               range 52c-64c.

OFIX   ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.62-$2.65 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.05;
                                               range $1.96-$2.16.

OII    OCEANEERING INTL INC    Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               80c-85c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 73c;
                                               range 64c-85c.

OII    OCEANEERING INTL INC    2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.57-$3.62 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.39;
                                               range $3.23-$3.59.

OII    OCEANEERING INTL INC    2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.45-$3.75 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.53;
                                               range $3.10-$4.00.

PFCB   PF CHANG’S CHINA BISTR  2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.95-$1.95 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.98;
                                               range $1.93-$2.01.

PG*    PROCTER & GAMBLE CO/TH  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.05-$1.11 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                               range $1.01-$1.25.

PG*    PROCTER & GAMBLE CO/TH  2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.91-$4.01 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.99;
                                               range $3.94-$4.39.

PLXS   PLEXUS CORP             Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               56c-62c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 61c;
                                               range 57c-65c.

PMTC   PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY   Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               22c-26c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 26c;
                                               range 22c-33c.

PMTC   PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY   2011     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.20-$1.25 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.23;
                                               range $1.19-$1.28.

PX*    PRAXAIR INC             Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.18-$1.23 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                               range $1.16-$1.28.

PX*    PRAXAIR INC             2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.67-$4.72 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $4.69;
                                               range $4.58-$4.78.

QTM    QUANTUM CORP            Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               8c-10c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 9c;
                                               range 7c-10c.

RDWR   RADWARE LTD             Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               28c-29c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 28c;
                                               range 27c-29c.

RPT    RAMCO-GERSHENSON PROPE  2010     U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $1.05-$1.10 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.03;
                                               range $1.00-$1.06.

SCI    SERVICE CORP INTERNATI  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               12c-14c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 15c;
                                               range 15c-16c.

SCI    SERVICE CORP INTERNATI  2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               53c-55c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 56c;
                                               range 55c-57c.

SCI    SERVICE CORP INTERNATI  2011     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               53c-61c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 63c;
                                               range 60c-69c.

SEE*   SEALED AIR CORP         2010     N   Expects eps to be over
                                               $1.56-$1.62 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.60;
                                               range $1.56-$1.70.

SFLY   SHUTTERFLY INC          Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               97c-$1.04 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.06;
                                               range 97c-$1.12.

SKT    TANGER FACTORY OUTLET   2010     N   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $2.42-$2.48 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.46;
                                               range $2.45-$2.48.

SO*    SOUTHERN CO             Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be 16c.
                                            Mean estimate is 22c;
                                               range 15c-26c.

SO*    SOUTHERN CO             2010     N   Expects eps to be $2.36
                                            Mean estimate is $2.40;
                                               range $2.32-$2.50.

SOA    SOLUTIA INC             2010     N   Expects eps to be in the high
                                               end of $1.40-$1.50 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.49;
                                               range $1.45-$1.51.

SPN    SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVIC  Q4/10    U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               40c-44c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 39c;
                                               range 27c-52c.

SPN    SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVIC  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.52-$1.56 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.48;
                                               range $1.35-$1.64.

SXT    SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES   2010     U   Expects eps to be over
                                               $2.13-$2.15 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.11;
                                               range $2.08-$2.15.

SYMC*  SYMANTEC CORP           Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               32c-33c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 32c;
                                               range 27c-35c.

TCO    TAUBMAN CENTERS INC     2010     U   Expects ffo to be in the
                                               $2.77-$2.82 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.74;
                                               range $2.66-$2.80.

TFX    TELEFLEX INC            2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $4.00-$4.10 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.99;
                                               range $3.97-$4.00.

TMK*   TORCHMARK CORP          2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $6.38-$6.42 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $6.28;
                                               range $6.14-$6.35.

TMK*   TORCHMARK CORP          2011     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $6.75-$7.10 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $6.70;
                                               range $6.37-$7.10.

TMO*   THERMO FISHER SCIENTIF  2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.47-$3.53 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $3.47;
                                               range $3.43-$3.53.

TOMO   TOMOTHERAPY INC         2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               loss 75c-loss 65c range.
                                            Mean estimate is loss 65c;
                                               range loss 77c to loss 53c.

TQNT   TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTOR  Q4/10    N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               26c-28c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 28c;
                                               range 22c-30c.

TRN    TRINITY INDUSTRIES INC  Q4/10    D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               10c-15c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 20c;
                                               range 19c-21c.

TRN    TRINITY INDUSTRIES INC  2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               73c-78c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 72c;
                                               range 69c-73c.

TYL    TYLER TECHNOLOGIES INC  2010     D   Expects GAAP eps to be in the
                                               67c-71c range.
                                            Mean estimate is 73c;
                                               range 72c-74c.

UNS    UNISOURCE ENERGY CORP   2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.75-$2.90 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.91;
                                               range $2.85-$2.95.

WAB    WABTEC CORP             2010     D   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $2.50-$2.55 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $2.56;
                                               range $2.50-$2.60.

WBSN   WEBSENSE INC            2010     N   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $1.22-$1.26 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                               range $1.18-$1.26.

WHR*   WHIRLPOOL CORP          2010     U   Expects eps to be in the
                                               $3.48-$3.52 range.
                                            Mean estimate is $9.56;
                                               range $9.34-$10.05.

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^ - The accumulative figures starts July 2010.

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