U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Jan. 27

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

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                                 Jan. 27
                                    2011  Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                81    569    121  1,082    574   2,905
 Up:                                  17    126     22    354    129     26%
 Down                                 19    149     33    217    106     23%
 Neutral                              40    250     61    476    276     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                       5     44      5     35     63      7%
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S&P 500:                              31    146     43    352    203     887
 Up:                                   7     28      7    120     42     26%
 Down                                  8     31     12     50     37     18%
 Neutral                              12     69     22    168     98     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                       4     18      2     14     26      8%
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ACAT  Arctic Cat Inc              2010     U   Expects eps of $0.57 to $0.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.51;
                                                  range $0.48 to $0.55.
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ALTE  Alterra Capital Holdings    2010     N   Expects eps of $2.51 to $2.71.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.55;
                                                  range $2.25 to $2.65.
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AME   Ametek Inc                 Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.46 to $0.48.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.47;
                                                  range $0.44 to $0.50.
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AME   Ametek Inc                  2011     N   Expects eps of $2.00 to $2.07.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.06;
                                                  range $1.98 to $2.20.
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ANEN  Anaren Inc                 Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.36.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                  range $0.31 to $0.33.
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ARBA  Ariba Inc                  Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.17 to $0.19.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                  range $0.18 to $0.20.
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AVT   Avnet Inc                  Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.93 to $1.01.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.94;
                                                  range $0.84 to $1.03.
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BARI  Bancorp Rhode Island Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $2.15 to $2.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.17;
                                                  range $2.10 to $2.34.
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BAX*  Baxter International Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $4.15 to $4.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.23;
                                                  range $4.00 to $4.45.
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BAX*  Baxter International Inc   Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.92 to $0.94.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                  range $0.92 to $1.02.
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BC    Brunswick Corp              2011     N   Expects eps of $0.05 to $0.40.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.26;
                                                  range $0.05 to $0.37.
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BMY*  Bristol-Myers Squibb Co     2011     D   Expects eps of $2.10 to $2.20.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.24;
                                                  range $2.13 to $2.59.
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CAT*  Caterpillar Inc             2011     U   Expects eps of $6.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.87;
                                                  range $5.45 to $6.75.
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CB*   Chubb Corp                  2011     D   Expects eps of $5.35 to $5.75.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.82;
                                                  range $5.30 to $6.20.
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CLP   Colonial Properties Trust   2011     N   Expects ffo of $1.08 to $1.14.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                  range $1.03 to $1.19.
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CPHD  Cepheid Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.35.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.34;
                                                  range $0.20 to $0.61.
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CPSI  Computer Programs & System Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.46.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                  range $0.38 to $0.57.
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CSH   Cash America Intl Inc      Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $1.05 to $1.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.06;
                                                  range $1.00 to $1.15.
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CY    Cypress Semiconductor Corp Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.23 to $0.24.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.23;
                                                  range $0.20 to $0.27.
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DEST  Destination Maternity Corp Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.64 to $0.75.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.69;
                                                  range $0.65 to $0.72.
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DHR*  Danaher Corp                2011     X   Expects $0.02 eps addition from
                                                  acquisition of Eskoartwork.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.67;
                                                  range $2.55 to $2.80.
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DHR*  Danaher Corp                2012     X   Expects $0.04 eps addition from
                                                  acquisition of Eskoartwork.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.00;
                                                  range $2.85 to $3.20.
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DLLR  Dollar Financial Corp       2011     N   Expects eps of $2.20 to $2.32.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.23;
                                                  range $2.20 to $2.27.
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DLX   Deluxe Corp                Q1/11     N   Expects gaap of $0.68 to $0.73.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.73;
                                                  range $0.70 to $0.76.
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DLX   Deluxe Corp                 2011     N   Expects gaap of $2.85 to $3.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.04;
                                                  range $3.00 to $3.06.
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DRIV  Digital River Inc          Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.29.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                  range $0.26 to $0.35.
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DRIV  Digital River Inc           2011     D   Expects eps of $1.13.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.35;
                                                  range $1.24 to $1.54.
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EP*   El Paso Corp                2011     D   Expects eps of $0.90 to $1.05.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.07;
                                                  range $0.92 to $1.19.
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ESIO  Electro Scientific Inds    Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.24.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                  range $0.13 to $0.16.
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ETN*  Eaton Corp                 Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.46;
                                                  range $1.25 to $1.61.
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ETN*  Eaton Corp                  2011     N   Expects eps of $7.00 to $7.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $7.26;
                                                  range $6.70 to $7.80.
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HBI   Hanesbrands Inc             2011     N   Expects eps of $2.60 to $2.80.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.68;
                                                  range $2.37 to $2.80.
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HRC   Hill-Rom Holdings Inc       2011     U   Expects eps of $2.18 to $2.26.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.14;
                                                  range $2.07 to $2.24.
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ISCA  Intl Speedway Corp-Cl A     2011     N   Expects eps of $1.60 to $1.80.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.63;
                                                  range $1.45 to $1.78.
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KEX   Kirby Corp                 Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.61.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.54;
                                                  range $0.49 to $0.58.
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KEX   Kirby Corp                  2011     N   Expects eps of $2.35 to $2.55.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.47;
                                                  range $2.28 to $2.75.
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KLAC* KLA-Tencor Corporation     Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.08;
                                                  range $0.96 to $1.26.
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KMT   Kennametal Inc              2011     U   Expects eps of $2.50 to $2.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.46;
                                                  range $2.35 to $2.65.
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LLL*  L-3 Communications Holding  2011     U   Expects eps of $8.40 to $8.55.
                                               Mean estimate is $8.33;
                                                  range $8.21 to $8.60.
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LLY*  Eli Lilly & Co              2011     D   Expects eps of $4.15 to $4.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.32;
                                                  range $4.12 to $4.65.
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LMT*  Lockheed Martin Corp        2011     N   Expects eps of $6.70 to $7.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $6.71;
                                                  range $6.00 to $7.35.
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LRCX  Lam Research Corp          Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $1.33.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.47;
                                                  range $1.30 to $1.60.
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MCHP* Microchip Technology Inc   Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.58.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.57;
                                                  range $0.55 to $0.61.
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MCHP* Microchip Technology Inc    2011     X   Expects $0.32 eps addition from
                                                  acquisition of SST.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.33;
                                                  range $2.28 to $2.39.
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MCHP* Microchip Technology Inc    2012     X   Expects $0.40 eps addition from
                                                  acquisition of SST.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                  range $2.04 to $2.72.
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MCRL  Micrel Inc                 Q1/11     D   Expects gaap of $0.17 to $0.19.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.22;
                                                  range $0.20 to $0.21.
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MJN*  Mead Johnson Nutrition Co   2011     D   Expects eps of $2.55 to $2.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.75;
                                                  range $2.65 to $2.90.
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MO*   Altria Group Inc            2011     N   Expects eps of $2.01 to $2.07.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.03;
                                                  range $1.99 to $2.05.
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MPW   Medical Properties Trust    2011     D   Expects ffo of $0.68 to $0.72.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.78;
                                                  range $0.70 to $0.82.
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MSCC  Microsemi Corp             Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.46.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                  range $0.40 to $0.45.
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MSI*  Motorola Solutions Inc     Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.29 to $0.34.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                  range $0.39 to $0.59.
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MUR*  Murphy Oil Corp            Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.55 to $0.95.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                  range $0.68 to $1.75.
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MWW*  Monster Worldwide Inc      Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.01 to $0.04.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                  range $0.00 to $0.11.
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MWW*  Monster Worldwide Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $0.36 to $0.48.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                  range $0.30 to $0.55.
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NST   Nstar                       2011     N   Expects eps of $2.60 to $2.75.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.64;
                                                  range $2.57 to $2.72.
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NWL*  Newell Rubbermaid Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $1.67 to $1.70.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.68;
                                                  range $1.59 to $1.72.
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OPLK  Oplink Communications Inc  Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.49 to $0.55.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.39;
                                                  range $0.39 to $0.39.
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OPNT  Opnet Technologies Inc     Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.19.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                  range $0.16 to $0.18.
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PG*   Procter & Gamble Co/The    Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.95 to $1.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.99;
                                                  range $0.95 to $1.03.
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PII   Polaris Industries Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $4.65 to $4.85.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.80;
                                                  range $4.39 to $5.16.
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PMTC  Parametric Technology Corp Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.26.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                  range $0.23 to $0.28.
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PMTC  Parametric Technology Corp  2011     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.23;
                                                  range $1.19 to $1.25.
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PSSI  PSS World Medical Inc       2011     U   Expects gaap of $1.30 to $1.32.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.29;
                                                  range $1.25 to $1.37.
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RCL   Royal Caribbean Cruises Lt Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.15.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                  range $0.11 to $0.32.
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RCL   Royal Caribbean Cruises Lt  2011     N   Expects eps of $3.25 to $3.45.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.32;
                                                  range $3.05 to $3.64.
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RHI*  Robert Half Intl Inc       Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.13 to $0.18.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                  range $0.15 to $0.19.
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RTN*  Raytheon Company            2011     U   Expects eps of $5.50 to $5.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.93;
                                                  range $4.70 to $5.25.
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SFG   Stancorp Financial Group    2011     D   Expects eps of $4.80 to $5.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.19;
                                                  range $5.04 to $5.38.
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SWK*  Stanley Black & Decker Inc  2011     U   Expects eps of $4.75 to $5.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.66;
                                                  range $4.37 to $5.00.
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TER*  Teradyne Inc               Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.33 to $0.39.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.21;
                                                  range $0.10 to $0.39.
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THOR  Thoratec Corp               2011     D   Expects eps of $1.35 to $1.45.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.49;
                                                  range $1.30 to $1.62.
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TKR   Timken Co                   2011     N   Expects eps of $3.30 to $3.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.44;
                                                  range $2.85 to $3.90.
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TNAV  Telenav Inc                Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.18.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                  range $0.15 to $0.17.
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TNAV  Telenav Inc                 2011     U   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.88.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.75;
                                                  range $0.72 to $0.79.
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TWC*  Time Warner Cable           2011     N   Expects eps of $4.25 to $4.50.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.46;
                                                  range $4.07 to $5.00.
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VASC  Vascular Solutions Inc      2011     X   Expects $0.01 eps addition from
                                                  acquisition of Zerusa Limited.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.53;
                                                  range $0.48 to $0.61.
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VPRT  Vistaprint Nv              Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.46 to $0.49.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                  range $0.52 to $0.58.
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VPRT  Vistaprint Nv               2011     N   Expects eps of $2.19 to $2.27.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.21;
                                                  range $2.15 to $2.25.
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VSEA  Varian Semiconductor Equip Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $1.02 to $1.07.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.84;
                                                  range $0.80 to $0.86.
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ZL    Zarlink Semiconductor Inc  Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.01 to $0.03.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                  range $0.04 to $0.04.
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ZMH*  Zimmer Holdings Inc         2011     N   Expects eps of $4.60 to $4.80.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.67;
                                                  range $4.60 to $4.78.
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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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