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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Jan. 13

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

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                                 Jan. 13
                                    2011  Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                14    550     25  1,069    443   2,638
 Up:                                   4    118      5    349     95     26%
 Down                                  4    142      7    215     84     23%
 Neutral                               2    248      8    470    208     44%
 Ex-Item Charges                       4     42      5     35     56      7%
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S&P 500:                               4    141      6    348    139     770
 Up:                                   0     27      0    119     27     27%
 Down                                  0     29      3     50     25     18%
 Neutral                               0     69      1    165     65     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                       4     16      2     14     22      8%
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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CALP  Caliper Life Sciences Inc  Q4/10     U   Expects eps at least $0.01.
                                               Mean estimate is ($0.01);
                                                  range ($0.01) to $0.00.
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CLC   Clarcor Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $2.10 to $2.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.14;
                                                  range $2.08 to $2.22.
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CSTR  Coinstar Inc               Q4/10     D   Expects gaap of $0.65 to $0.69.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.84;
                                                  range $0.76 to $0.93.
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CSTR  Coinstar Inc                2011     D   Expects gaap of $2.60 to $3.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.33;
                                                  range $3.14 to $0.50.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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JAZZ  Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc   Q4/10     D   Expects eps of $0.53 to $0.58.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                  range $0.51 to $0.65.
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KBR   KBR Inc                     2011     U   Expects eps of $2.05 to $2.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.04;
                                                  range $1.90 to $2.19.
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LOOK  Looksmart Ltd              Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.00 to $0.01.
                                               No estimate available.
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MDT*  Medtronic Inc              Q1/11     X   Expects $0.02 eps charge from
                                                  acquisition of Ardian Inc.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                  range $0.91 to $0.98.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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MDT*  Medtronic Inc               2011     X   Expects $0.05 to $0.06 eps charge
                                                 from acquisition of Ardian Inc.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.66;
                                                  range $3.53 to $3.92.
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PEG*  Public Service Enterprise   2011     X   Expects $0.01 eps addition from
                                                sale of Texas generating assets.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.80;
                                                  range $2.50 to $3.15.
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T*    AT&T Inc                   Q4/10     X   Expects $0.28 eps charge from
                                                  change in pension accounting.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                  range $0.49 to $0.62.
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                                          Up/
      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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TTMI  TTM Technologies           Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.45 to $0.50.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.37;
                                                  range $0.33 to $0.40.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc        Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.96 to $0.98.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.94;
                                                  range $0.88 to $1.01.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc         2010     D   Expects eps of $1.83 to $1.85.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.86;
                                                  range $1.77 to $2.16.
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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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