U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for July 29

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

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                                July 29
                                   2011 Q2/11  Q3/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               20    515    215  2,120     91   5,748
 Up:                                  5     83     32    475     26     23%
 Down                                 6    163     86    453      7     25%
 Neutral                              9    250     95  1,080     22     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     19      2    112     36      5%
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S&P 500:                              8    124     72    646     48   1,666
 Up:                                  0     15      6    130     15     22%
 Down                                 4     44     32    136      4     23%
 Neutral                              4     60     33    337     12     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      5      1     43     17      7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ACI   Arch Coal Inc              2011     D   Expects eps of $1.75 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.03 to $2.78.
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AIV*  Apartment Invt & Mgmt Co   2011     N   Expects ffo of $1.45 to $1.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.45;
                                                 range $1.38 to $1.62.
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AIV*  Apartment Invt & Mgmt Co  Q3/11     N   Expects ffo of $0.38 to $0.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.44.
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B     Barnes Group Inc           2011     N   Expects eps of $1.35 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.35;
                                                 range $1.30 to $1.40.
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CFX   Colfax Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.26.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.21;
                                                 range $1.18 to $1.25.
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CVH*  Coventry Health Care Inc   2011     D   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.99;
                                                 range $2.80 to $3.25.
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EMN*  Eastman Chemical Co       Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $2.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.33;
                                                 range $2.17 to $2.55.
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EMN*  Eastman Chemical Co        2011     D   Expects eps of $9.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $9.42;
                                                 range $9.07 to $9.94.
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HMSY  Hms Holdings Corp          2011     U   Expects gaap of $1.78.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.76;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.74 to $1.80.
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ITT*  Itt Corp                  Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $1.10 to $1.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                 range $1.14 to $1.26.
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KVHI  Kvh Industries Inc        Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.02 to $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.11;
                                                 range $0.07 to $0.13.
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LPNT  Lifepoint Hospitals Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $2.95 to $3.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.10;
                                                 range $2.89 to $3.30.
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MOG/A Moog Inc-Class A           2011     U   Expects eps of $2.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.81;
                                                 range $2.77 to $2.85.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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MOG/A Moog Inc-Class A           2012     U   Expects eps of $3.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.18;
                                                 range $3.10 to $3.31.
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MRK*  Merck & Co. Inc.           2011     N   Expects eps of $3.68 to $3.76.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.74;
                                                 range $3.70 to $3.85.
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NWL*  Newell Rubbermaid Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $1.55 to $1.62.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.59;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.70.
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TGI   Triumph Group Inc          2011     U   Expects eps of $4.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.22;
                                                 range $4.10 to $4.31.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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TYPE  Monotype Imaging Holdings Q3/11     U   Expects gaap of $0.14 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.15.
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TYPE  Monotype Imaging Holdings Q3/11     N   Expects gaap of $0.58 to $0.61.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                 range $0.57 to $0.62.
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VVI   Viad Corp                 Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.03 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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