U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Nov. 22

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks today:

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                                 Nov. 22
                                    2010  Q3/10  Q4/10    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                11    535    430    985    317   2,279
 Up:                                   3    118     89    324     74     27%
 Down                                  4    150    107    188     64     23%
 Neutral                               3    235    217    448    152     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                       1     32     17     25     27      5%
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S&P 500:                               4    130    109    321    102     664
 Up:                                   2     29     20    109     24     27%
 Down                                  0     30     23     48     18     18%
 Neutral                               1     63     61    155     49     50%
 Ex-Item Charges                       1      8      5      9     11      5%
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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ADI*  Analog Devices Inc         Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.63 to $0.67.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                  range $0.52 to $0.70.
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BRCD  Brocade Communications Sys Q4/10     D   Expects eps of $0.09 to $0.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.14;
                                                  range $0.10 to $0.17.
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BRCM* Broadcom Corp-Cl A          2011     X   Expects $0.01 eps charge from
                                               acquisition of Gigle Networks Inc.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.86;
                                                  range $2.20 to $3.24.
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CTRN  Citi Trends Inc             2010     N   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.59;
                                                  range $1.44 to $1.70.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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HPQ*  Hewlett-Packard Co         Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $1.28 to $1.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                  range $1.14 to $1.26.
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HPQ*  Hewlett-Packard Co          2011     U   Expects eps of $5.16 to $5.26.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.09;
                                                  range $4.85 to $5.25.
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JACK  Jack In The Box Inc         2011     D   Expects eps of $1.41 to $1.68.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.01;
                                                  range $1.54 to $2.20.
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NTIC  Northern Technologies Intl  2011     N   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.88.
                                                    No estimates.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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OXM   Oxford Industries Inc      Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.33.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                  range $0.28 to $0.31.
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PSUN  Pacific Sunwear Of Calif   Q4/10     N   Expects eps of ($0.07) to ($0.18).
                                               Mean estimate is ($0.09);
                                                  range ($0.14) to ($0.01).
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VAL   Valspar Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $2.45 to $2.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.49;
                                                  range $2.35 to $2.72.
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NOTE: * Denotes company is in the S&P 500. Cumulative figures
begin in July 2010. Up, Down and Neutral ratings are based on a
comparison between the company forecast and the consensus
analyst estimate. Ex-item charges are company announced
extraordinary items which will have an impact on future
earnings per share.

SOURCE: Bloomberg

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