U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of May 27

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:                               54    444      7  1,784     67   5,100
 Up:                                  9     70      0    383     21   23.6%
 Down                                22    137      0    376      2   24.3%
 Neutral                             18    227      6    923     16   46.6%
 Ex-Item Charges                      5     10      1    102     28    5.5%
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S&P 500:                             17    109      1    528     41   1,454
 Up:                                  3     13      0    103     14   23.2%
 Down                                 9     38      0    112      3   21.5%
 Neutral                              3     55      0    277     11   48.2%
 Ex-Item Charges                      2      3      1     36     13    7.1%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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May 23
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PERY  Perry Ellis International  2011     U   Expects eps of $2.40 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.32;
                                                 range $1.85 to $2.41.
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SHOO  Steven Madden Ltd          2011     X   Expects $0.05 to $0.07 eps
                                                 addition from acquisition of
                                                 Topline.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.88;
                                                 range $2.03 to $3.20.
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SOLR  GT Solar International     2011     U   Expects eps of $1.55 to $1.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.48;
                                                 range $1.34 to $1.60.
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May 24
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AMAT* Applied Materials Inc     Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.31 to $0.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                 range $0.32 to $0.42.
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BRCM* Broadcom Corp-Cl A         2011     X   Expects $0.01 eps charge from
                                                 acquisition of SC Square.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.73;
                                                 range $2.09 to $3.00.
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CBRL  Cracker Barrel Old Country 2011     D   Expects eps of $3.80 to $3.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.09;
                                                 range $4.00 to $4.14.
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DSW   DSW Inc-Class A            2011     N   Expects eps of $2.65 to $2.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.71;
                                                 range $2.60 to $2.80.
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EP*   El Paso Corp               2011     N   Expects eps of $1.00 to $1.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.07;
                                                 range $0.93 to $1.38.
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EXPR  Express Inc               Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.13 to $0.17.
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EXPR  Express Inc                2011     N   Expects eps of $1.52 to $1.61.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.58;
                                                 range $1.54 to $1.61.
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KMGB  KMG Chemicals Inc         Q1/11     D   Expects eps of $0.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.27 to $0.35.
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MDT*  Medtronic Inc              2011     D   Expects eps of $3.43 to $3.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.62;
                                                 range $3.54 to $3.75.
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OII   Oceaneering Intl Inc      Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.90 to $1.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.95;
                                                 range $0.84 to $1.00.
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OII   Oceaneering Intl Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $3.66 to $3.92.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.86;
                                                 range $3.75 to $3.95.
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PSUN  Pacific Sunwear Of Calif  Q2/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.29) to ($0.22).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.19);
                                                 range ($0.24) to ($0.13).
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QCOM* Qualcomm Inc               2011     X   Expects $0.09 to $0.13 eps charge
                                                 On acquisition of Atheros
                                                 Communications.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.14;
                                                 range $3.03 to $3.24.
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TTWO  Take-Two Interactive      Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.00 to $0.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range ($0.04) to $0.20.
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TTWO  Take-Two Interactive       2011     D   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.46;
                                                 range $0.81 to $2.50.
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May 25
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AEO   American Eagle Outfitters Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.09 to $0.18.
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CPWR* Compuware Corp            Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.05 to $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.10;
                                                 range $0.07 to $0.14.
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CPWR* Compuware Corp             2011     D   Expects gaap of $0.53 to $0.57.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                 range $0.52 to $0.66.
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CSC*  Computer Sciences Corp     2012     D   Expects eps of $4.70 to $4.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.07;
                                                 range $4.73 to $5.68.
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GES   Guess? Inc                Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.77 to $0.83.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.78;
                                                 range $0.74 to $0.83.
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HRL*  Hormel Foods Corp          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.67 to $1.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.71;
                                                 range $1.63 to $1.82.
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KNSY  Kensey Nash Corp          Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.31 to $0.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.39 to $0.49.
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KNSY  Kensey Nash Corp           2012     U   Expects eps of $1.85 to $1.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.75;
                                                 range $1.60 to $1.88.
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LTXCD LTX-Credence Corp         Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                 range $0.24 to $0.35.
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NTAP* Netapp Inc                Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.52 to $0.57.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.50;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.53.
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PPG*  PPG Industries Inc         2012     X   Expects $0.15 to $0.55 eps
                                                 addition from debt repayment,
                                                 share purchases, acquisitions.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.21;
                                                 range $6.55 to $7.88.
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SMTC  Semtech Corp              Q2/11     U   Expects eps of $0.47 to $0.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.47.
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May 26
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AFCE  AFC Enterprises            2011     D   Expects eps of $0.91 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.91 to $1.00.
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BCSI  Blue Coat Systems Inc     Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.18 to $0.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.33;
                                                 range $0.31 to $0.38.
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BIG*  Big Lots Inc              Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.56.
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BIG*  Big Lots Inc               2011     D   Expects eps of $2.75 to $2.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.02;
                                                 range $2.90 to $3.13.
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FRED  Fred’S Inc-Class A        Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.14 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.17.
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FRED  Fred’S Inc-Class A         2011     N   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.87;
                                                 range $0.85 to $0.90.
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GCO   Genesco Inc                2011     U   Expects eps of $2.90 to $2.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.84;
                                                 range $2.82 to $2.89.
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GLUU  Glu Mobile Inc            Q2/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.05) to ($0.04).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.04);
                                                 range ($0.05) to ($0.03).
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GMAN  Gordmans Stores Inc        2011     D   Expects eps of $1.18 to $1.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.34;
                                                 range $1.32 to $1.36.
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GMAN  Gordmans Stores Inc       Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.20;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.22.
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HGG   Hhgregg Inc                2011     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.29;
                                                 range $1.15 to $1.57.
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HNZ*  HJ Heinz Co                2011     N   Expects eps of $3.29 to $3.39.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.33;
                                                 range $3.20 to $3.40.
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HNZ*  HJ Heinz Co                2012     U   Expects eps of $3.60 to $3.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.57;
                                                 range $3.46 to $3.72.
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LAVA  Magma Design Automation   Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.07 to $0.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.08 to $0.08.
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LAVA  Magma Design Automation    2011     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.40.
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OVTI  Omnivision Technologies   Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.64 to $0.77.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.69;
                                                 range $0.53 to $0.79.
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PDCO* Patterson Cos Inc          2011     D   Expects eps of $1.90 to $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.07;
                                                 range $1.98 to $2.14.
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QADB  QAD Inc-B                 Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.09.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.16.
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RUE   Rue21 Inc                 Q2/11     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.35.
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RUE   Rue21 Inc                  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.44;
                                                 range $1.40 to $1.45.
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SHOO  Steven Madden Ltd          2011     X   Expects $0.07 to $0.09 eps
                                                 addition from acquisition of
                                                 Cejon.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.94;
                                                 range $2.03 to $3.22.
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TIF*  Tiffany & Co               2011     U   Expects eps of $3.45 to $3.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.31;
                                                 range $3.08 to $3.50.
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May 27
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MENT  Mentor Graphics Corp      Q2/11     D   Expects eps of $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.23.
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MENT  Mentor Graphics Corp       2011     D   Expects eps of $1.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.03;
                                                 range $1.00 to $1.05.
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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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