U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Nov. 26

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks this week:

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                                 Weekly
                                  Tally   Q4/10  Q1/11   2010   2011   Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                36    437      8    994    325   2,304
 Up:                                  11     89      2    330     76   26.7%
 Down                                  9    109      1    189     66   22.5%
 Neutral                              10    222      3    449    153   46.0%
 Ex-Item Charges                       6     17      2     26     30    4.7%
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S&P 500:                               9    109      1    323    105     669
 Up:                                   5     20      0    111     25   27.7%
 Down                                  1     23      1     48     19   17.9%
 Neutral                               1     61      0    155     49   49.2%
 Ex-Item Charges                       2      5      0      9     12    5.2%
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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Nov. 22
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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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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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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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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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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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NTIC  Northern Technologies Intl  2011     N   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.88.
                                               No estimate available.

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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 ($0.18) to ($0.07).
                                               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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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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Nov. 23
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ARW   Arrow Electronics Inc       2011     X   Expects $0.03 to $0.05 eps
                                                  addition from acquisition of
                                                  Intechra.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.38;
                                                  range $3.76 to $4.87.
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BWS   Brown Shoe Company Inc      2010     U   Expects eps of $0.90 to $0.95.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.84;
                                                  range $0.68 to $0.91.
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BWS   Brown Shoe Company Inc      2011     U   Expects eps of $1.31 to $1.43.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.03;
                                                  range $0.86 to $1.15.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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DSW   DSW Inc-Class A             2010     U   Expects eps of $2.30 to $2.40.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.28;
                                                  range $2.25 to $2.32.
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FRED  Fred’s Inc-Class A         Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.24.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.23;
                                                  range $0.22 to $0.23.
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FRED  Fred’s Inc-Class A          2010     N   Expects eps of $0.74 to $0.78.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.74;
                                                  range $0.73 to $0.76.
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GCO   Genesco Inc                Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $1.23 to $1.28.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.23;
                                                  range $1.19 to $1.29.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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GCO   Genesco Inc                 2010     U   Expects eps of $2.38 to $2.43.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.23;
                                                  range $2.20 to $2.27.
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GES   Guess? Inc                 Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $1.02 to $1.06.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.02;
                                                  range $0.97 to $1.06.
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GES   Guess? Inc                  2010     U   Expects eps of $3.02 to $3.06.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.93;
                                                  range $2.89 to $2.95.
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HI    Hillenbrand Inc             2011     D   Expects eps of $1.79 to $1.85.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.89;
                                                  range $1.85 to $1.92.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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HRL*  Hormel Foods Corp           2011     U   Expects eps of $3.10 to $3.20.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.07;
                                                  range $2.95 to $3.23.
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JCG   J Crew Group Inc            2010     D   Expects eps of $2.08 to $2.13.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.22;
                                                  range $2.14 to $2.32.
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LTXCD LTX-Credence Corp          Q4/10     D   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.16.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                  range $0.18 to $0.32.
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MDT*  Medtronic Inc               2010     U   Expects eps of $3.43 to $3.49.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.41;
                                                  range $3.32 to $3.47.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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MDT*  Medtronic Inc               2011     X   Expects $0.04 to $0.06 eps charge
                                                  from acquisition of Ardian.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.68;
                                                  range $3.55 to $3.90.
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NUAN  Nuance Communications Inc   2011     N   Expects eps of $1.29 to $1.36.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.32;
                                                  range $1.19 to $1.39.
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NUAN  Nuance Communications Inc  Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.28 to $0.32.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                  range $0.30 to $0.34.
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QADI  QAD Inc                    Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.06.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.06;
                                                  range $0.06 to $0.06.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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SIG   Signet Jewelers Ltd         2010     X   Expects $0.02  eps addition from
                                                  prepayment of notes.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.40;
                                                  range $2.11 to $2.56.
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SIG   Signet Jewelers Ltd         2011     X   Expects $0.13  eps addition from
                                                  prepayment of notes.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.78;
                                                  range $2.47 to $3.13.
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VRGY  Verigy Ltd                 Q4/10     D   Expects eps of ($0.03) to $0.02.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                  range $0.04 to $0.29.




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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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Nov. 24
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BR    Broadridge Financial        2012     X   Expects $0.04 GAAP addition from
           Solutions                            acquisition of Matrix Financial.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.78;
                                                  range $1.72 to $1.86.
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DE*   Deere & Co                  2011     D   Expects eps of $4.92.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.34;
                                                  range $4.85 to $6.04.
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TIF*  Tiffany & Co                2010     U   Expects eps of $2.72 to $2.77.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.65;
                                                  range $2.50 to $2.76.
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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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