U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Feb. 3

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

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                                  Feb. 3
                                    2011  Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                           ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                84    579    214  1,098    705   3,159
 Up:                                  20    131     41    362    159     26%
 Down                                 27    151     65    219    135     23%
 Neutral                              37    252    102    482    344     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                       0     45      6     35     67      6%
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S&P 500:                              30    151     67    357    250     969
 Up:                                   6     31     12    122     48     25%
 Down                                  8     31     20     51     47     19%
 Neutral                              16     70     33    170    129     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                       0     19      2     14     26      8%
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ABCO  Advisory Board Co/The       2011     U   Expects eps of $1.85 to $2.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.72;
                                                  range $1.70 to $1.73.
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ANW   Aegean Marine Petroleum Ne Q4/10     D   Expects eps of ($0.24) to ($0.22)
                                               Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                  range $0.10 to $0.21.
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ARJ   Arch Chemicals Inc         Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.15 to $0.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                  range $0.29 to $0.30.
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ARJ   Arch Chemicals Inc          2011     U   Expects eps of $2.75 to $3.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.60;
                                                  range $2.55 to $2.65.
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ARO   Aeropostale Inc            Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.96 to $0.97.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.95;
                                                  range $0.94 to $0.96.
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BBBB  Blackboard Inc             Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.27.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                  range $0.24 to $0.24.
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BBBB  Blackboard Inc              2011     D   Expects eps of $1.82.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.83;
                                                  range $1.82 to $1.88.
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BDC   Belden Inc                 Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.45.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.45;
                                                  range $0.42 to $0.47.
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BEAV  BE Aerospace Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $1.95.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.98;
                                                  range $1.90 to $2.08.
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BHE   Benchmark Electronics Inc  Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.36.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.33;
                                                  range $0.31 to $0.34.
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CAH*  Cardinal Health Inc         2011     U   Expects eps of $2.54 to $2.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.53;
                                                  range $2.42 to $2.62.
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CI*   Cigna Corp                  2011     D   Expects eps of $4.30 to $4.70.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.71;
                                                  range $4.48 to $5.12.
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CNMD  Conmed Corp                Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.29 to $0.34.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                  range $0.28 to $0.34.
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CNMD  Conmed Corp                 2011     N   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.50.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.43;
                                                  range $1.41 to $1.48.
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CNVO  Convio Inc                  2011     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.41.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.39;
                                                  range $0.38 to $0.40.
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CPT   Camden Property Trust      Q1/11     N   Expects ffo of $0.65 to $0.69.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.68;
                                                  range $0.63 to $0.71.
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CPT   Camden Property Trust       2011     N   Expects ffo of $2.70 to $3.00.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.82;
                                                  range $2.62 to $2.99.
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CSTR  Coinstar Inc               Q1/11     D   Expects gaap of $0.15 to $0.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.57;
                                                  range $0.48 to $0.70.
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CSTR  Coinstar Inc                2011     N   Expects gaap of $2.60 to $3.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.83;
                                                  range $2.60 to $3.11.
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CTCT  Constant Contact Inc       Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.03 to $0.04.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.07;
                                                  range $0.03 to $0.14.
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CTCT  Constant Contact Inc        2011     D   Expects eps of $0.61 to $0.66.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.67;
                                                  range $0.62 to $0.72.
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CTRN  Citi Trends Inc             2010     D   Expects eps of $1.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.53;
                                                  range $1.50 to $1.60.
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CVS*  CVS Caremark Corp           2011     D   Expects eps of $2.72 to $2.82.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.89;
                                                  range $2.80 to $2.95.
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CVS*  CVS Caremark Corp          Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.54 to $0.56.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.62;
                                                  range $0.57 to $0.66.
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DLB   Dolby Laboratories Inc-Cl   2011     D   Expects eps of $2.82 to $2.98.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.07;
                                                  range $2.96 to $3.23.
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EL*   Estee Lauder Companies-Cl  Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.57.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.47;
                                                  range $0.40 to $0.54.
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EL*   Estee Lauder Companies-Cl   2011     U   Expects eps of $3.40 to $3.60.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.25;
                                                  range $3.13 to $3.37.
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EQR*  Equity Residential         Q1/11     N   Expects ffo of $0.53 to $0.57.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.56;
                                                  range $0.51 to $0.59.
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EQR*  Equity Residential          2011     N   Expects ffo of $2.40 to $2.50.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                  range $2.35 to $2.51.
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ESS   Essex Property Trust Inc    2011     N   Expects ffo of $5.35 to $5.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.51;
                                                  range $5.29 to $5.69.
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FEIC  FEI Company                Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.43 to $0.49.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.35;
                                                  range $0.29 to $0.42.
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FISV* Fiserv Inc                  2011     N   Expects eps of $4.42 to $4.54.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.47;
                                                  range $4.40 to $4.55.
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GPS*  Gap Inc/The                 2010     U   Expects eps of $1.85 to $1.86.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.82;
                                                  range $1.79 to $1.90.
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GR*   Goodrich Corp               2011     N   Expects eps of $5.30 to $5.45.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.31;
                                                  range $5.00 to $5.55.
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HOT*  Starwood Hotels & Resorts  Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.26.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                  range $0.18 to $0.41.
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HOT*  Starwood Hotels & Resorts   2011     N   Expects eps of $1.55 to $1.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.61;
                                                  range $1.47 to $2.26.
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IN    Intermec Inc               Q1/11     N   Expects gaap of ($0.02) to $0.02.
                                               Mean estimate is ($0.01);
                                                  range ($0.06) to $0.03.
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ITT*  ITT Corp                   Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.88 to $0.92.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.01;
                                                  range $0.95 to $1.09.
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ITT*  ITT Corp                    2011     N   Expects eps of $4.62 to $4.82.
                                               Mean estimate is $4.76;
                                                  range $4.65 to $4.90.
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IVC   Invacare Corp               2011     U   Expects eps of $2.05 to $2.15.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.98;
                                                  range $1.77 to $2.16.
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JCP*  J.C. Penney Co Inc         Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $1.06 to $1.09.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                  range $0.89 to $1.06.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                 Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $1.65 to $1.66.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.66;
                                                  range $1.61 to $1.69.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                  2010     D   Expects eps of $3.64 to $3.65.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.73;
                                                  range $3.63 to $3.77.
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LB    Labarge Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $1.13 to $1.17.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.17;
                                                  range $1.16 to $1.18.
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LIFE* Life Technologies Corp      2011     N   Expects eps of $3.80 to $3.95.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.86;
                                                  range $3.75 to $3.95.
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LPS   Lender Processing Services  2011     N   Expects eps of $3.74 to $3.81.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.81;
                                                  range $3.70 to $3.90.
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LPS   Lender Processing Services Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.81 to $0.84.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.90;
                                                  range $0.85 to $0.94.
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LQDT  Liquidity Services Inc     Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.14.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                  range $0.18 to $0.20.
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LQDT  Liquidity Services Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $0.66 to $0.74.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                  range $0.70 to $0.74.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc         Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $1.23 to $1.25.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.21;
                                                  range $1.16 to $1.30.
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MAA   Mid-America Apartment Comm  2011     N   Expects ffo of $3.80 to $4.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.99;
                                                  range $3.80 to $4.16.
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MAA   Mid-America Apartment Comm Q1/11     N   Expects ffo of $0.90 to $1.04.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.99;
                                                  range $0.93 to $1.03.
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MAA   Mid-America Apartment Comm Q2/11     N   Expects ffo of $0.88 to $1.02.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.99;
                                                  range $0.95 to $1.05.
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MCO*  Moody’s Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $2.12 to $2.22.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.15;
                                                  range $2.09 to $2.30.
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MD    Mednax Inc                 Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.88 to $0.93.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                  range $0.94 to $0.98.
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MDU   Mdu Resources Group Inc     2011     D   Expects eps of $1.05 to $1.30.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.40;
                                                  range $1.25 to $1.50.
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MRK*  Merck & Co. Inc.            2011     D   Expects eps of $3.64 to $3.76.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.81;
                                                  range $3.71 to $3.93.
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MTSN  Mattson Technology Inc     Q1/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.16) to ($0.08)
                                               Mean estimate is ($0.11);
                                                  range ($0.12) to ($0.04).
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MWIV  MWI Veterinary Supply Inc   2011     U   Expects eps of $3.14 to $3.22.
                                               Mean estimate is $3.09;
                                                  range $3.05 to $3.20.
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NCR   NCR Corporation             2011     U   Expects eps of $1.65 to $1.75.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.63;
                                                  range $1.43 to $1.80.
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PENN  Penn National Gaming Inc   Q1/11     U   Expects gaap of $0.40.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                  range $0.29 to $0.47.
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PENN  Penn National Gaming Inc    2011     D   Expects gaap of $1.48.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.57;
                                                  range $1.38 to $1.87.
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PKI*  Perkinelmer Inc             2011     N   Expects eps of $1.56 to $1.64.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.62;
                                                  range $1.55 to $1.70.
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PLD*  Prologis                    2011     D   Expects ffo of $0.62 to $0.66.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.67;
                                                  range $0.54 to $0.77.
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R*    Ryder System Inc           Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.44.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                  range $0.43 to $0.49.
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R*    Ryder System Inc            2011     N   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.90.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.83;
                                                  range $2.65 to $3.20.
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RAI*  Reynolds American Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $2.60 to $2.70.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.67;
                                                  range $2.64 to $2.70.
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RBC   Regal-Beloit Corp          Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.92 to $0.98.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.90;
                                                  range $0.79 to $1.05.
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RDEN  Elizabeth Arden Inc        Q1/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.08) to ($0.05)
                                               Mean estimate is ($0.08);
                                                  range ($0.11) to ($0.01).
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RDEN  Elizabeth Arden Inc         2011     U   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.50.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.30;
                                                  range $1.22 to $1.43.
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RDWR  Radware Ltd                Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.27.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.26;
                                                  range $0.23 to $0.29.
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ROST* Ross Stores Inc             2011     N   Expects eps of $4.90 to $5.10.
                                               Mean estimate is $5.00;
                                                  range $4.58 to $5.15.
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ROST* Ross Stores Inc            Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $1.36 to $1.37.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.34;
                                                  range $1.33 to $1.37.
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ROST* Ross Stores Inc            Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $1.27 to $1.32.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.27;
                                                  range $1.21 to $1.32.
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RTIX  RTI Biologics Inc          Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.02.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.03;
                                                  range $0.02 to $0.04.
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RTIX  RTI Biologics Inc           2011     D   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.13.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                  range $0.10 to $0.20.
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SSI   Stage Stores Inc           Q4/10     U   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.85.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.80;
                                                  range $0.79 to $0.82.
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SSI   Stage Stores Inc            2010     U   Expects eps of $0.97 to $0.98.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.93;
                                                  range $0.92 to $0.95.
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TRMB  Trimble Navigation Ltd     Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.47 to $0.49.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.45;
                                                  range $0.41 to $0.48.
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TTEK  Tetra Tech Inc             Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.29.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                  range $0.25 to $0.34.
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TTEK  Tetra Tech Inc              2011     N   Expects eps of $1.32 to $1.42.
                                               Mean estimate is $1.38;
                                                  range $1.35 to $1.41.
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WGL   WGL Holdings Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $1.97 to $2.09.
                                               Mean estimate is $2.10;
                                                  range $1.98 to $2.36.
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WTSLA Wet Seal Inc/The-Class A   Q4/10     N   Expects eps of $0.04 to $0.05.
                                               Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                  range $0.03 to $0.06.
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ZRAN  Zoran Corp                 Q1/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.39) to ($0.36)
                                               Mean estimate is ($0.26);
                                                  range ($0.37) to ($0.15).
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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.

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