U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for May 12

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

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                                 May 12
                                   2011  Q1/11  Q2/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               16    540    383  1,705     61   4,950
 Up:                                  2    106     63    368     19     24%
 Down                                 5    189    113    351      1     24%
 Neutral                              8    223    197    893     16     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1     22     10     93     25      5%
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S&P 500:                              5    132     89    501     37   1,403
 Up:                                  1     25     10     99     13     24%
 Down                                 2     47     30    101      2     21%
 Neutral                              2     53     46    269     11     49%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      7      3     32     11      7%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ACAT  Arctic Cat Inc             2011     D   Expects eps of $0.75 to $0.82.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.84;
                                                 range $0.78 to $0.95.
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BBOX  Black Box Corp            Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.80 to $0.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.86;
                                                 range $0.86 to $0.86.
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BBOX  Black Box Corp             2011     N   Expects eps of $3.50 to $3.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.68;
                                                 range $3.64 to $3.71.
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BODY  Body Central Corp         Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.28 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.31.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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BODY  Body Central Corp          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.12 to $1.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                 range $1.10 to $1.12.
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CA*   CA Inc                     2011     U   Expects eps of $2.12 to $2.19.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.11;
                                                 range $2.01 to $2.19.
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CACH  Cache Inc                 Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.18.
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CSCO* Cisco Systems Inc         Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.37 to $0.39.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.44.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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JWN*  Nordstrom Inc              2011     D   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.11;
                                                 range $3.01 to $3.29.
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KEX   Kirby Corp                Q2/11     X   Expects $0.07 eps charge from
                                                 Mississippi River flooding.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.72;
                                                 range $0.61 to $0.77.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.96 to $1.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.00;
                                                 range $0.97 to $1.04.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                 2011     N   Expects eps of $4.25 to $4.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.35;
                                                 range $4.08 to $4.51.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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MDMD  Mediamind Techologies Inc Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.14 to $0.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.21.
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MDMD  Mediamind Techologies Inc  2011     N   Expects eps of $0.63 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.67;
                                                 range $0.63 to $0.71.
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PSSI  PSS World Medical Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $1.46 to $1.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.49;
                                                 range $1.47 to $1.52.
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USHS  US Home Systems Inc       Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.10;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.10.
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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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