U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Jan. 19

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

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                                 Jan. 19
                                    2011  Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                21    560     35  1,072    452   2,671
 Up:                                   7    123      7    350    100     26%
 Down                                  6    145     10    216     86     23%
 Neutral                               6    249     13    471    209     44%
 Ex-Item Charges                       2     43      5     35     57      7%
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S&P 500:                               9    143     11    349    143     783
 Up:                                   3     27      2    120     30     27%
 Down                                  1     30      3     50     25     17%
 Neutral                               3     69      4    165     65     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                       2     17      2     14     23      9%
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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APH*  Amphenol Corp-Cl A         Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.70 to $0.72.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.69;
                                                  range $0.66 to $0.73.
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APH*  Amphenol Corp-Cl A          2011     U   Expects eps of $3.00 to $3.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.98;
                                                  range $2.70 to $3.17.
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AXP*  American Express Co        Q4/10     D   Expects eps of $0.94.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                  range $0.87 to $1.08.
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BSX*  Boston Scientific Corp      2011     X   Expects $0.01 eps charge from
                                                  acquisition of Atritech.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                  range $0.27 to $0.48.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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BSX*  Boston Scientific Corp      2012     X   Expects $0.01 eps charge from
                                                  acquisition of Atritech.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.53;
                                                  range $0.43 to $0.68.
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DGII  Digi International Inc     Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.06 to $0.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.10;
                                                  range $0.10 to $0.10.
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EBAY* Ebay Inc                   Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.46.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.45;
                                                  range $0.39 to $0.48.
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EBAY* Ebay Inc                    2011     U   Expects eps of $1.90 to $1.95.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.86;
                                                  range $1.73 to $2.00.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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FFIV* F5 Networks Inc            Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.86.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.85;
                                                  range $0.79 to $1.03.
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GTEC  Global Defense Technology  Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.38.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                  range $0.32 to $0.32.
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GTEC  Global Defense Technology   2011     U   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.14;
                                                  range $1.12 to $1.16.
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OMN   Omnova Solutions Inc        2011     D   Expects eps of $0.62.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.98;
                                                  range $0.95 to $1.02.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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PLXS  Plexus Corp                Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.53 to $0.58.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                  range $0.48 to $0.59.
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PPDI  Pharmaceutical Product Dev Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.45.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                  range $0.35 to $0.40.
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PPDI  Pharmaceutical Product Dev Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.34.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.35;
                                                  range $0.32 to $0.37.
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PPDI  Pharmaceutical Product Dev  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.53 to $1.69.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.47;
                                                  range $1.39 to $1.57.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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SPW   SPX Corp                    2010     N   Expects eps of $3.45 to $3.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.59;
                                                  range $3.50 to $3.65.
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SPW   SPX Corp                    2011     D   Expects eps of $4.20 to $4.50.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.55;
                                                  range $4.20 to $4.90.
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SPW   SPX Corp                   Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.48.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.64;
                                                  range $0.48 to $0.89.
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TESS  Tessco Technologies Inc     2010     D   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.27.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.56;
                                                  range $1.40 to $1.71.
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      Company                    Period  Down  Guidance
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WDC*  Western Digital Corp       Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.55 to $0.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                  range $0.45 to $0.70.
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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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