U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Dec. 8

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

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                                  Dec. 8
                                    2010 Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                14    471      9  1,017    350   2,390
 Up:                                   3     94      3    337     80     27%
 Down                                  6    119      1    198     70     23%
 Neutral                               4    234      3    455    168     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                       1     24      2     27     32      5%
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S&P 500:                               6    116      1    330    114     693
 Up:                                   1     20      0    112     25     27%
 Down                                  1     24      1     48     22     18%
 Neutral                               3     64      0    160     55     50%
 Ex-Item Charges                       1      8      0     10     12      6%
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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ARE   Alexandria Real Estate Equ  2011     N   Expects eps of $4.58 to $4.68.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.63;
                                                  range $4.45 to $4.76.
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GIII  G-Iii Apparel Group Ltd     2010     U   Expects eps of $2.73 to $2.83.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.70;
                                                  range $2.60 to $2.78.
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HD*   Home Depot Inc              2010     U   Expects eps of $1.97.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.95;
                                                  range $1.92 to $1.99.
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KFY   Korn/Ferry International   Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.32.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                  range $0.20 to $0.29.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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MATK  Martek Biosciences Corp    Q4/10     D   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.40.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                  range $0.40 to $0.43.
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MCD*  McDonald’s Corp            Q4/10     X   Expects $0.01 to $0.02 eps charge
                                               from negative impact from currency
                                               translation
                                               Mean estimate is $1.16;
                                                  range $1.12 to $1.20.
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NVLS* Novellus Systems Inc       Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.88 to $1.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.92;
                                                  range $0.81 to $0.99.
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OXM   Oxford Industries Inc      Q4/10     D   Expects eps of $0.28 to $0.33.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                  range $0.38 to $0.43.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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OXM   Oxford Industries Inc       2010     D   Expects eps of $1.16 to $1.21.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.98;
                                                range $1.85 to $2.14.
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POWL  Powell Industries Inc       2011     D   Expects eps of $1.25 to $1.75.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.80;
                                                  range $1.60 to $1.95.
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ROK*  Rockwell Automation Inc     2011     N   Expects eps of $3.80 to $4.20.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.00;
                                                  range $3.50 to $4.25.
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SAI*  SAIC Inc                    2011     D   Expects eps of $1.35 to $1.46.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.49;
                                                  range $1.42 to $1.60.
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TXN*  Texas Instruments Inc      Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.61 to $0.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                  range $0.57 to $0.66.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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TYPE  Monotype Imaging Holdings   2010     X   Expects $0.00 to $0.01 eps add
                                               from acquisition of Ascender Corp.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.47;
                                                  range $0.47 to $0.47.
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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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