U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of May 20

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

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                                Weekly
                                 Tally   Q2/11  Q3/11   2011   2012   Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               94    422      7  1,757     63   5,046
 Up:                                 13     68      0    378     19   23.7%
 Down                                30    126      0    367      1   24.1%
 Neutral                             44    218      6    914     16   46.7%
 Ex-Item Charges                      7     10      1     98     27    5.4%
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S&P 500:                             32    105      1    518     38   1,437
 Up:                                  3     12      0    102     13   23.3%
 Down                                12     35      0    108      2   21.2%
 Neutral                             14     55      0    274     11   48.6%
 Ex-Item Charges                      3      3      1     34     12    7.0%
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May 16
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EXAC  Exactech Inc               2011     D   Expects eps of $0.86 to $0.94.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.24;
                                                 range $0.93 to $1.83.
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JCP*  J.C. Penney Co Inc        Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.21;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.25.
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JCP*  J.C. Penney Co Inc         2011     U   Expects eps of $2.33 to $2.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.05;
                                                 range $1.90 to $2.13.
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LOW*  Lowe’s Cos Inc            Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.69.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.68;
                                                 range $0.66 to $0.71.
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LOW*  Lowe’s Cos Inc             2011     D   Expects eps of $1.56 to $1.64.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.70;
                                                 range $1.64 to $1.80.
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MEDH  Medquist Holdings Inc      2011     U   Expects eps of $1.26 to $1.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.25;
                                                 range $1.25 to $1.25.
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SJM*  JM Smucker Co/The          2011     X   Expects $0.05 eps addition from
                                                 acquisition of Rowland coffee
                                                 brands.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.04;
                                                 range $4.68 to $5.24.
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TSTC  Telestone Technologies Co  2011     D   Expects eps of $2.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.40;
                                                 range $2.40 to $2.40.
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VAL   Valspar Corp               2011     N   Expects eps of $2.45 to $2.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.56;
                                                 range $2.49 to $2.60.
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VIT   Vanceinfo Technologies    Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.22 to $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.23;
                                                 range $0.21 to $0.25.
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VIT   Vanceinfo Technologies     2011     D   Expects eps of $0.95 to $0.96.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                 range $0.93 to $1.04.
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May 17
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ADI*  Analog Devices Inc        Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.70 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.66 to $0.76.
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CCIX  Coleman Cable Inc          2011     X   Expects $0.05 eps addition from
                                                 acquisition of Technology
                                                 Research.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.35;
                                                 range $1.24 to $1.50.
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CCIX  Coleman Cable Inc          2012     X   Expects $0.15 to $0.20 eps
                                                 addition from acquisition of
                                                 Technology Research.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.67;
                                                 range $1.63 to $1.70.
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CRY   Cryolife Inc               2011     X   Expects $0.09 to $0.07 eps charge
                                                 from acquisition of
                                                 Cardiogenesis.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.28;
                                                 range $0.25 to $0.31.
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CWTR  Coldwater Creek Inc       Q1/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.34) to ($0.32).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.10);
                                                 range ($0.17) to ($0.03).
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DKS   Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.47 to $0.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.51;
                                                 range $0.46 to $0.56.
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DKS   Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc  2011     D   Expects eps of $1.91 to $1.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.95;
                                                 range $1.90 to $2.04.
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HAST  Hastings Entertainment In  2011     U   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.27.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.18.
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HD*   Home Depot Inc             2011     D   Expects eps of $2.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.30;
                                                 range $2.22 to $2.44.
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HPQ*  Hewlett-Packard Co        Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $1.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.23;
                                                 range $1.16 to $1.29.
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HPQ*  Hewlett-Packard Co         2011     D   Expects eps of $5.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.24;
                                                 range $5.05 to $5.40.
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MNRO  Monro Muffler Brake Inc   Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.47.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.48;
                                                 range $0.47 to $0.50.
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MNRO  Monro Muffler Brake Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $1.61 to $1.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.71;
                                                 range $1.63 to $1.75.
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SIMG  Silicon Image Inc          2011     X   Expects $0.08 to $0.06 eps charge
                                                 from acquisition of SiBeam.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.26;
                                                 range $0.25 to $0.27.
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TJX*  TJX Companies Inc         Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.81 to $0.86.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.85;
                                                 range $0.81 to $0.90.
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TJX*  TJX Companies Inc          2011     N   Expects eps of $3.81 to $3.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.90;
                                                 range $3.83 to $3.98.
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VOXX  Audiovox Corp              2011     N   Expects eps of $0.75.
                                              No estimate available.

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WMT*  Wal-Mart Stores Inc       Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $1.05 to $1.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.08;
                                                 range $1.05 to $1.12.
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May 18
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ALKS  Alkermes Inc               2011     D   Expects eps of ($0.47) to ($0.38).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.21);
                                                 range ($0.45) to $0.45.
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BJ    BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $2.68 to $2.88.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.78;
                                                 range $2.65 to $2.88.
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BJ    BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc   Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.74 to $0.78.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.72;
                                                 range $0.63 to $0.75.
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BRC   Brady Corporation          2011     N   Expects eps of $2.20 to $2.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.28;
                                                 range $2.20 to $2.37.
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CTRN  Citi Trends Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $1.25 to $1.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.50;
                                                 range $1.40 to $1.85.
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HOTT  Hot Topic Inc             Q2/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.11) to ($0.09).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.10);
                                                 range ($0.12) to ($0.08).
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JACK  Jack In The Box Inc        2011     N   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.56;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.65.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc        Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.51.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc         2011     N   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.44;
                                                 range $2.26 to $2.63.
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OESX  Orion Energy Systems Inc   2011     U   Expects eps of $0.18 to $0.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.13 to $0.17.
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PETM  Petsmart Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $2.32 to $2.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.36;
                                                 range $2.28 to $2.45.
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PETM  Petsmart Inc              Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.47 to $0.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.53.
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PKY   Parkway Properties Inc     2011     D   Expects ffo of $1.80 to $1.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.31;
                                                 range $1.61 to $2.60.
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SNPS  Synopsys Inc              Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.42 to $0.45.
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SNPS  Synopsys Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $1.70 to $1.77.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.76;
                                                 range $1.74 to $1.80.
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SPLS* Staples Inc               Q2/11     D   Expects gaap of $0.18 to $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.25;
                                                 range $0.22 to $0.28.
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SPLS* Staples Inc                2011     D   Expects gaap of $1.35 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.52;
                                                 range $1.42 to $1.57.
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UNTK  Unitek Global Services    Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.12.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.13.
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May 19
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ADSK* Autodesk Inc              Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.37 to $0.41.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.43.
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ARO   Aeropostale Inc           Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.34.
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BONT  Bon-Ton Stores Inc/The     2011     U   Expects eps of $1.00 to $1.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.69;
                                                 range $0.11 to $1.09.
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BRCD  Brocade Communications    Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.11;
                                                 range $0.09 to $0.13.
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CATO  Cato Corp-Class A          2011     N   Expects eps of $2.11 to $2.19.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.11;
                                                 range $2.11 to $2.11.
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CMRG  Casual Male Retail Group   2011     N   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.44.
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CPWM  Cost Plus Inc/California  Q2/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.44) to ($0.37).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.22);
                                                 range ($0.22) to ($0.22).
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CPWM  Cost Plus Inc/California   2011     N   Expects eps of $0.54 to $0.63.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                 range $0.55 to $0.55.
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CRM*  Salesforce.com Inc        Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.29 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.36.
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CRM*  Salesforce.com Inc         2011     U   Expects eps of $1.30 to $1.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.28;
                                                 range $1.23 to $1.38.
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DLTR  Dollar Tree Inc           Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.68 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.73;
                                                 range $0.70 to $0.77.
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DLTR  Dollar Tree Inc            2011     N   Expects eps of $3.69 to $3.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.75;
                                                 range $3.58 to $3.95.
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GME*  Gamestop Corp-Class A     Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.28;
                                                 range $0.24 to $0.33.
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GME*  Gamestop Corp-Class A      2011     N   Expects eps of $2.82 to $2.92.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.92;
                                                 range $2.80 to $3.10.
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GPS*  Gap Inc/The                2011     D   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.84;
                                                 range $1.68 to $1.95.
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INTU* Intuit Inc                Q2/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.02) to $0.02.
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.01);
                                                 range ($0.05) to $0.01.
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INTU* Intuit Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $2.45 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.47;
                                                 range $2.42 to $2.61.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works        2011     N   Expects eps of $3.83 to $4.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.97;
                                                 range $3.73 to $4.33.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works       Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.99 to $1.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.04;
                                                 range $1.01 to $1.09.
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MKTG  Responsys Inc             Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.03.
                                              No estimate available.

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MKTG  Responsys Inc              2011     N   Expects eps of $0.14 to $0.16.
                                              No estimate available.

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NDSN  Nordson Corp              Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.91.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.88;
                                                 range $0.83 to $0.95.
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PLCE  Children’s Place          Q2/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.43) to ($0.38).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.28);
                                                 range ($0.35) to ($0.20).
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PLCE  Children’s Place           2011     D   Expects eps of $3.10 to $3.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.33;
                                                 range $3.10 to $3.75.
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ROST* Ross Stores Inc           Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.27;
                                                 range $1.18 to $1.44.
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ROST* Ross Stores Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $5.16 to $5.31.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.34;
                                                 range $5.01 to $5.70.
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SCVL  Shoe Carnival Inc         Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.27 to $0.31.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.34.
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SSI   Stage Stores Inc          Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.28 to $0.31.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.33;
                                                 range $0.30 to $0.37.
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SSI   Stage Stores Inc           2011     N   Expects eps of $1.04 to $1.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                 range $1.05 to $1.26.
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SYMC* Symantec Corp              2011     X   Expects $0.02 eps charge from
                                                 acquisition of Clearwell
                                                 Systems.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.61;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.68.
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TMO*  Thermo Fisher Scientific   2012     X   Expects $0.26 to $0.30 eps
                                                 addition from acquisition of
                                                 Phadia.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.66;
                                                 range $4.30 to $5.00.
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TTC   Toro Co                    2011     U   Expects eps of $3.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.46;
                                                 range $3.40 to $3.50.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc       Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.33 to $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.36;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.38.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc        2011     N   Expects eps of $2.13 to $2.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.20;
                                                 range $2.12 to $2.35.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc       Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.36 to $0.39.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.39;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.43.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc       Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.18;
                                                 range $1.14 to $1.24.
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WTSLA Wet Seal Inc/The-Class A  Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.01 to $0.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.03;
                                                 range $0.02 to $0.05.
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ZUMZ  Zumiez Inc                Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.02 to $0.04.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                 range $0.02 to $0.07.
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AIV*  Apartment Invt & Mgmt Co  Q2/11     D   Expects ffo of $0.18 to $0.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.37;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.40.
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AIV*  Apartment Invt & Mgmt Co   2011     D   Expects ffo of $1.34 to $1.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.56;
                                                 range $1.51 to $1.66.
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ARUN  Aruba Networks Inc        Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.19.
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CIS   Camelot Information Sys   Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.20.
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CIS   Camelot Information Sys    2011     U   Expects eps of $0.86.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.85;
                                                 range $0.74 to $0.91.
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DCI   Donaldson Co Inc           2011     U   Expects eps of $2.76 to $2.86.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.73;
                                                 range $2.65 to $2.80.
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HIBB  Hibbett Sports Inc         2011     N   Expects eps of $1.80 to $1.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.85;
                                                 range $1.80 to $1.91.
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KIRK  Kirkland’s Inc            Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.01 to $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.11;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.15.
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KIRK  Kirkland’s Inc             2011     D   Expects eps of $0.95 to $1.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.24.
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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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