U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of April 8

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks this week:

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                                Weekly
                                 Tally   Q1/11  Q2/11   2011   2012   Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               31    499     27  1,250     51   4,074
 Up:                                  9     91      2    256     17   24.2%
 Down                                 5    172      8    283      0   24.4%
 Neutral                             10    216     13    630     15   45.5%
 Ex-Item Charges                      7     20      4     81     19    5.9%
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S&P 500:                              7    124     10    370     34   1,179
 Up:                                  2     22      2     69     11   24.2%
 Down                                 0     43      3     80      2   20.4%
 Neutral                              2     52      4    193     10   47.8%
 Ex-Item Charges                      3      7      1     28     11    7.7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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April 4
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RVSN  Radvision Ltd             Q1/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.14) to ($0.10).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.05);
                                                 range ($0.11) to ($0.01).
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EPIQ  Epiq Systems Inc           2011     U   Expects eps of $0.89 to $0.94.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.86;
                                                 range $0.85 to $0.88.
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CCI   Crown Castle Intl Corp     2011     X   Expects $0.04  eps addition from
                                                  acquisition of The Designers
                                                  Edge assets.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.22 to $0.91.


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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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CCI   Crown Castle Intl Corp     2012     D   Expects eps of $0.10 on
                                                  acquisition of The Designers
                                                  Edge assets.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.77;
                                                 range $0.38 to $1.22.
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April 5
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PSEC  Prospect Capital Corp     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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HCN*  Health Care Reit Inc       2011     N   Expects ffo of $3.32 to $3.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.36;
                                                 range $3.04 to $3.72.

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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ISCA  Intl Speedway Corp         2011     N   Expects eps of $1.60 to $1.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.70;
                                                 range $1.60 to $1.75.
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PG*   Procter & Gamble Co.       2012     X   Expects $0.04 to $0.02 eps charge
                                                  from sale of Pringles to
                                                  Diamond Foods.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.36;
                                                 range $4.27 to $4.42.
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ANF*  Abercrombie & Fitch Co.   2012     U   Expects eps of $4.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.99;
                                                 range $3.16 to $5.14.

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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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OFC   Corporate Office Prop.     2011     X   Expects $1.96 to $2.18 ffo
                                                  addition from impairment of
                                                  Fort Richie property.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.42;
                                                 range $2.31 to $2.50.
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OFC   Corporate Office Prop.    Q1/11     X   Expects $0.12 to $0.15 ffo
                                                  addition from impairment of
                                                  Fort Richie property.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.51 to $0.54.
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ANGO  Angiodynamics Inc          2011     N   Expects eps of $0.48 to $0.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.47 to $0.50.

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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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VRNT  Verint Systems Inc         2011     D   Expects eps of $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.57;
                                                 range $2.47 to $2.63.
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April 6
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NUS   Nu Skin Enterprises Inc   Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.52 to $0.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.51;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.54.
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NUS   Nu Skin Enterprises Inc   Q1/11     X   Expects $0.01  eps charge from
                                                  Japanese natural disasters.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.51;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.54.


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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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WDFC  WD-40 Co                   2011     N   Expects eps of $2.23 to $2.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.31;
                                                 range $2.26 to $2.35.
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BLUD  Immucor Inc                2010     U   Expects eps of $1.18 to $1.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                 range $1.10 to $1.14.
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RT    Ruby Tuesday Inc           2010     D   Expects eps of $0.76 to $0.86.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.91;
                                                 range $0.86 to $1.00.
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SMSC  Standard Microsystems     Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                 range $0.24 to $0.35.

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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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BBBY* Bed Bath & Beyond Inc     Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.58 to $0.61.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.60;
                                                 range $0.58 to $0.62.
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April 7
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CHOP  China Gerui Advanced       2011     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.20;
                                                 range $1.10 to $1.30.
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MOV   Movado Group Inc           2011     U   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.44.

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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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RAD   Rite Aid Corp              2011     N   Expects eps of ($0.64) to ($0.42).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.51);
                                                 range ($0.62) to ($0.41).
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RPM   Rpm International Inc      2010     U   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.38;
                                                 range $1.36 to $1.46.
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STZ*  Constellation Brands Inc.  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.90 to $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.89;
                                                 range $1.85 to $1.96.
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GPS*  Gap Inc                   Q1/11     X   Expects $0.04  eps charge from
                                                  Japanese catastrophe.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.45;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.50.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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BYI   Bally Technologies Inc     2011     D   Expects eps of $1.82 to $1.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.02;
                                                 range $1.91 to $2.13.
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TPX   Tempur-Pedic Int.         Q1/11     U   Expects eps of $0.67 to $0.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.58;
                                                 range $0.52 to $0.63.
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TPX   Tempur-Pedic Int.          2011     U   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.71;
                                                 range $2.60 to $2.80.
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HRB*  H&R Block Inc             Q2/11     X   Expects $0.05  eps charge from
                                                  incremental credit losses on
                                                  Emerald Advance line of
                                                  credit.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.15;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $2.06 to $2.31.
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April 8
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BTH   Blyth Inc                  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.80 to $3.00.
                                              No estimate available.
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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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