U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Dec. 6

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

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                                  Dec. 6
                                    2010 Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                 9    459      8  1,010    340   2,360
 Up:                                   3     93      2    334     79     27%
 Down                                  1    115      1    195     68     23%
 Neutral                               4    230      3    454    162     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                       1     21      2     27     31      5%
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S&P 500:                               4    112      1    328    110     683
 Up:                                   0     20      0    111     25     27%
 Down                                  1     24      1     48     21     18%
 Neutral                               3     62      0    159     52     49%
 Ex-Item Charges                       0      6      0     10     12      5%
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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CHD   Church & Dwight Co Inc    Q4/2010    X   Expects $0.21 eps charge from
                                               transfer of pension obligations
                                               Mean estimate is $0.89;
                                                  range $0.86 to $0.91.
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DG    Dollar General Corp         2011     N   Expects eps of $1.78 to $1.81.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.78;
                                                  range $1.72 to $1.88.
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FIS*  Fidelity Natl Information   2011     D   Expects eps of $2.24 to $2.34.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.40;
                                                  range $2.30 to $2.80.
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JCOM  J2 Global Communications  Q4/2010    U   Expects eps of $0.48 to $50.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                  range $0.42 to $0.46.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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MET*  Metlife Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $4.75 to $5.15.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.02;
                                                  range $4.85 to $5.25.
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MET*  Metlife Inc               Q4/2010    N   Expects eps of $1.04 to $1.14.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.04;
                                                  range $0.94 to $1.20.
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MET*  Metlife Inc                 2010     N   Expects eps of $4.26 to $4.36.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.27;
                                                  range $4.15 to $4.43.
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SLG   Sl Green Realty Corp        2011     U   Expects ffo of $4.05 to $4.20.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.04;
                                                  range $3.85 to $4.24.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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STP   Suntech Power Holdings-Adr  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.93;
                                                  range $0.40 to $1.42.
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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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