U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Feb. 24

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

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                                Feb. 24
                                   2011  Q4/10  Q1/11    2010   2011  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               78    589    391  1,112  1,054   3,716
 Up:                                 14    134     70    364    211     24%
 Down                                30    155    137    222    229     24%
 Neutral                             33    255    174    490    543     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1     45     10     36     71      6%
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S&P 500:                             19    151    104    363    330   1,098
 Up:                                  5     31     17    122     59     24%
 Down                                 6     31     39     53     69     20%
 Neutral                              7     70     45    173    175     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1     19      3     15     27      7%
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ADSK* Autodesk Inc              Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.34 to $0.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.36;
                                                 range $0.30 to $0.40.
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AMAT* Applied Materials Inc      2011     U   Expects eps of $1.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.29;
                                                 range $1.06 to $1.49.
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AMAT* Applied Materials Inc     Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.34 to $0.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.37.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp                2011     D   Expects eps of $1.64 to $1.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.79;
                                                 range $1.69 to $1.90.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp               Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.37 to $0.39.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.39 to $0.45.
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ANSS  Ansys Inc                 Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.53 to $0.56.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.53;
                                                 range $0.51 to $0.55.
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ANSS  Ansys Inc                  2011     N   Expects eps of $2.27 to $2.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.31;
                                                 range $2.27 to $2.36.
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BKD   Brookdale Senior Living    2011     N   Expects ffo of $2.30 to $2.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.39;
                                                 range $2.39 to $2.39.
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BW    Brush Engineered Material  2011     N   Expects eps of $2.20 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.33;
                                                 range $2.22 to $2.41.
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CALP  Caliper Life Sciences Inc  2011     D   Expects eps of ($0.05) to ($0.03).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.01);
                                                 range ($0.03) to $0.00.
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CEC   CEC Entertainment Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $2.95 to $3.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.03;
                                                 range $2.96 to $3.08.
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CIR   Circor International Inc  Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.55.
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CMS*  CMS Energy Corp            2011     D   Expects eps of $1.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.46;
                                                 range $1.43 to $1.51.
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CRM*  Salesforce.Com Inc        Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.26 to $0.27.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.39.
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CRM*  Salesforce.Com Inc         2011     D   Expects eps of $1.35 to $1.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.41;
                                                 range $1.29 to $1.58.
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CROX  Crocs Inc                 Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.19.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.18.
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CSGP  Costar Group Inc          Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.24 to $0.28.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.26;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.28.
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CSGP  Costar Group Inc           2011     N   Expects eps of $1.13 to $1.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.20;
                                                 range $0.75 to $1.44.
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CSV   Carriage Services Inc      2011     D   Expects eps of $0.50 to $0.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                 range $0.55 to $0.63.
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CYH   Community Health Systems  Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.77 to $0.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.78;
                                                 range $0.70 to $0.84.
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CYH   Community Health Systems   2011     N   Expects eps of $3.15 to $3.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.25;
                                                 range $3.14 to $3.35.
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EDR   Education Realty Trust     2011     D   Expects ffo of $0.36 to $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.45.
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EMCI  EMC Ins Group Inc          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.90 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.08;
                                                 range $1.90 to $2.25.
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EME   Emcor Group Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $1.45 to $1.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.10;
                                                 range $1.82 to $2.25.
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EXL   Excel Trust Inc            2011     N   Expects ffo of $0.80 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.93;
                                                 range $0.87 to $0.99.
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FCH   Felcor Lodging Trust Inc   2011     N   Expects ffo of $0.21 to $0.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.34.
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FCN   FTI Consulting Inc         2011     D   Expects eps of $2.00 to $2.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.50;
                                                 range $2.40 to $2.61.
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FIS*  Fidelity National         Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.46.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.44 to $0.52.
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FR    First Industrial Realty    2011     U   Expects ffo of $0.83 to $0.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.81;
                                                 range $0.72 to $0.85.
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FSLR* First Solar Inc            2011     U   Expects eps of $9.25 to $9.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $8.99;
                                                 range $7.39 to $10.01.
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GB    Greatbatch Inc             2011     N   Expects eps of $1.55 to $1.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.64;
                                                 range $1.57 to $1.70.
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GGC   Georgia Gulf Corp          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.89;
                                                 range $1.25 to $2.50.
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GPS*  Gap Inc/The                2011     N   Expects eps of $1.88 to $1.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.93;
                                                 range $1.65 to $2.11.
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GTEC  Global Defense Technology Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.31 to $0.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.33.
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GTEC  Global Defense Technology  2011     N   Expects eps of $1.23 to $1.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.24;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.27.
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GTLS  Chart Industries Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $1.70 to $1.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.78;
                                                 range $1.63 to $2.10.
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HNZ*  HJ Heinz Co               Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.84.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.80;
                                                 range $0.76 to $0.84.
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HNZ*  HJ Heinz Co                2011     N   Expects eps of $3.04 to $3.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.09;
                                                 range $3.02 to $3.15.
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IART  Integra Lifesciences       2011     N   Expects eps of $2.87 to $3.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.90;
                                                 range $2.25 to $3.06.
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IART  Integra Lifesciences      Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.66 to $0.67.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.66;
                                                 range $0.57 to $0.71.
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IRM*  Iron Mountain Inc          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.21 to $1.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.24;
                                                 range $1.21 to $1.29.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works       Q1/11     X   Expects $0.33 eps addition from
                                                 favorable tax adjustment.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.83;
                                                 range $0.75 to $0.86.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.68 to $0.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                 range $0.61 to $0.78.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                 2011     D   Expects eps of $4.05 to $4.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.35;
                                                 range $4.06 to $4.52.
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LAVA  Magma Design Automation   Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.07 to $0.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.07;
                                                 range $0.07 to $0.08.
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LKQX  LKQ Corp                   2011     N   Expects eps of $1.31 to $1.39.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.35;
                                                 range $1.26 to $1.45.
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LTC   LTC Properties Inc        Q1/11     D   Expects ffo of $0.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.51 to $0.52.
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LTC   LTC Properties Inc         2011     U   Expects ffo of $2.11 to $2.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.06;
                                                 range $2.02 to $2.10.
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LTXCD LTX-Credence Corp         Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.17 to $0.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.03 to $0.20.
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LXP   Lexington Realty Trust     2011     D   Expects ffo of $0.90 to $0.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.99;
                                                 range $0.96 to $1.01.
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MDAS  Medassets Inc              2011     D   Expects eps of $0.94 to $1.04.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.14;
                                                 range $1.06 to $1.18.
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MENT  Mentor Graphics Corp      Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.06.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.07 to $0.08.
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MENT  Mentor Graphics Corp       2011     U   Expects eps of $1.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.85;
                                                 range $0.81 to $0.91.
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MGLN  Magellan Health Services   2011     N   Expects eps of $2.93 to $3.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.32;
                                                 range $3.20 to $3.40.
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MRT   Morton’s Restaurant Group Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.13 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.12;
                                                 range $0.11 to $0.13.
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MRT   Morton’s Restaurant Group  2011     U   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.42.
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MYL*  Mylan Inc                  2011     N   Expects eps of $1.90 to $2.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.99;
                                                 range $1.84 to $2.05.
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MYL*  Mylan Inc                  2013     U   Expects eps of $2.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.12 to $2.74.
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NTRI  Nutrisystem Inc           Q1/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.35) to ($0.30).
                                              Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                 range $0.21 to $0.32.
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NTRI  Nutrisystem Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.32;
                                                 range $1.25 to $1.40.
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NTSP  Netspend Holdings Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.47;
                                                 range $0.43 to $0.54.
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NU*   Northeast Utilities        2011     N   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.25;
                                                 range $2.17 to $2.30.
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OCR   Omnicare Inc               2011     D   Expects eps of $2.05 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.20;
                                                 range $2.09 to $2.25.
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OVTI  Omnivision Technologies   Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.57 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.45;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.53.
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PDCO* Patterson Cos Inc          2010     D   Expects eps of $1.86 to $1.88.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.89;
                                                 range $1.86 to $1.94.
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PGI   Premiere Global Services   2011     N   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.60;
                                                 range $0.58 to $0.61.
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PMC   Pharmerica Corp            2011     D   Expects eps of $0.72 to $0.87.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.04;
                                                 range $1.00 to $1.10.
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RP    Realpage Inc              Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.06 to $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.07;
                                                 range $0.07 to $0.07.
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RP    Realpage Inc               2011     D   Expects eps of $0.33 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.36;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.36.
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SMA   Symmetry Medical Inc       2011     D   Expects eps of $0.57 to $0.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.66;
                                                 range $0.53 to $0.80.
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SPN   Superior Energy Services   2011     N   Expects eps of $1.80 to $2.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.19;
                                                 range $1.97 to $2.45.
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STNR  Steiner Leisure Ltd       Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.67 to $0.72.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.73;
                                                 range $0.71 to $0.75.
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SUI   Sun Communities Inc        2011     D   Expects ffo of $2.95 to $3.03.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.09;
                                                 range $3.08 to $3.10.
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TPC   Tutor Perini Corp          2011     N   Expects eps of $2.20 to $2.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.36;
                                                 range $2.27 to $2.40.
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TRLG  True Religion Apparel Inc  2011     D   Expects eps of $1.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.02;
                                                 range $1.72 to $2.30.
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VLCM  Volcom Inc                Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.19.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.36.
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VRGY  Verigy Ltd                Q1/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.03) to $0.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.09 to $0.18.
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WMAR  West Marine Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.93;
                                                 range $0.93 to $0.93.
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NOTE: * Denotes company is in the S&P 500. Cumulative figures
begin in July 2010. Up (U), Down (D) and Neutral (N) ratings are
based on a comparison between the company forecast and the
consensus analyst estimate. Ex-item (X) charges are company
announced extraordinary items which will have an impact on
future earnings per share.

SOURCE: Bloomberg

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