U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for April 25

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

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                               April 25
                                   2011  Q1/11  Q2/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               33    519     97  1,349     55   4,269
 Up:                                  2     98     13    281     18     24%
 Down                                 7    180     29    293      1     24%
 Neutral                             24    220     51    689     15     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     21      4     86     21      6%
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S&P 500:                              8    126     34    408     35   1,245
 Up:                                  0     23      4     80     12     24%
 Down                                 3     44     13     85      2     21%
 Neutral                              5     52     16    215     10     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      7      1     28     11      7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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AAN   Aaron’s Inc               Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.39;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.42.
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AAN   Aaron’s Inc                2011     N   Expects eps of $1.69 to $1.81.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.69;
                                                 range $1.61 to $1.75.
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BEAV  BE Aerospace Inc           2011     D   Expects eps of $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.02;
                                                 range $1.98 to $2.05.
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CBE   Cooper Industries Plc     Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.90 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.95;
                                                 range $0.92 to $1.01.
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CBE   Cooper Industries Plc      2011     N   Expects eps of $3.75 to $3.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.81;
                                                 range $3.73 to $3.90.
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CHE   Chemed Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $4.65 to $4.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.72;
                                                 range $4.35 to $4.93.
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CNO   Cno Financial Group Inc   Q1/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.17.
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CTGX  Computer Task Group Inc   Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                 range $0.17 to $0.17.
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CTGX  Computer Task Group Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.75;
                                                 range $0.68 to $0.82.
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CYBE  Cyberoptics Corp          Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.17 to $0.21.
                                              No estimate available.

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ELX   Emulex Corp               Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.08 to $0.12.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.14;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.15.
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ESRX* Express Scripts Inc        2011     N   Expects eps of $3.15 to $3.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.20;
                                                 range $3.00 to $3.30.
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FCH   Felcor Lodging Trust Inc   2011     U   Expects ffo of $0.26 to $0.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.25;
                                                 range $0.23 to $0.30.
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HMA   Health Mgmt Associates     2011     N   Expects eps of $0.74 to $0.78.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.75;
                                                 range $0.73 to $0.78.
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HURN  Huron Consulting Group     2011     N   Expects eps of $1.85 to $2.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.88;
                                                 range $1.60 to $1.98.
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HXL   Hexcel Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $0.95 to $1.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.93 to $1.02.
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INFA  Informatica Corp          Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.29 to $0.31.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.29 to $0.33.
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INFA  Informatica Corp           2011     N   Expects eps of $1.26 to $1.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.33;
                                                 range $1.29 to $1.40.
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JCI*  Johnson Controls Inc      Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.51 to $0.53.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.67;
                                                 range $0.59 to $0.75.
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KMB*  Kimberly-Clark Corp        2011     N   Expects eps of $4.80 to $5.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.95;
                                                 range $4.90 to $5.02.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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NFLX* Netflix Inc               Q2/11     D   Expects gaap of $0.93 to $1.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.18;
                                                 range $1.06 to $1.35.
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PCL*  Plum Creek Timber Co      Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.36.
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PCL*  Plum Creek Timber Co       2011     N   Expects eps of $1.25 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.37;
                                                 range $1.25 to $1.50.
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RHI*  Robert Half Intl Inc      Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.18 to $0.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.22;
                                                 range $0.20 to $0.27.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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RSH*  Radioshack Corp            2011     N   Expects eps of $1.60 to $1.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.73;
                                                 range $1.60 to $1.80.
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SANM  Sanmina-Sci Corp          Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.33 to $0.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                 range $0.33 to $0.41.
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TUES  Tuesday Morning Corp      Q1/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.08).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.08);
                                                 range ($0.08) to ($0.08).
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TUES  Tuesday Morning Corp       2011     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                 range $0.32 to $0.32.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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UCTT  Ultra Clean Holdings      Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.26 to $0.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                 range $0.23 to $0.26.
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VECO  Veeco Instruments Inc     Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.32;
                                                 range $1.17 to $1.52.
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WPP   Wausau Paper Corp         Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.11 to $0.14.
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WWD   Woodward Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $1.75 to $1.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.82;
                                                 range $1.77 to $1.85.
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XXIA  Ixia                      Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.14 to $0.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.17.
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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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