U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Aug. 26

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:                               42    523    389  2,316    131   6,178
 Up:                                  6     86     55    523     38   23.3%
 Down                                12    165    154    502     14   25.3%
 Neutral                             18    253    176  1,177     37   46.1%
 Ex-Item Charges                      6     19      4    114     42    5.2%
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S&P 500:                              7    128    104    690     58   1,758
 Up:                                  1     18     10    142     18   22.6%
 Down                                 2     44     43    145      6   22.6%
 Neutral                              3     61     49    359     15   47.9%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1      5      2     44     19    6.9%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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Aug. 22
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TUES  Tuesday Morning Corp       2012     U   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.26.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.13 to $0.13.
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Aug. 23
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AZPN  Aspen Technology Inc       2012     U   Expects eps of ($0.19) to ($0.09).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.23);
                                                 range ($0.35) to ($0.12).
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COCO  Corinthian Colleges Inc   Q3/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.04) to ($0.02).
                                              Mean estimate is $0.14;
                                                 range $0.01 to $0.17.
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COCO  Corinthian Colleges Inc    2012     U   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.26;
                                                 range ($0.27) to $0.50.
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HAIN  Hain Celestial Group Inc   2012     N   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.50;
                                                 range $1.36 to $1.62.
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HNZ*  Hj Heinz Co                2011     D   Expects eps of $3.24 to $3.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.35;
                                                 range $3.32 to $3.38.
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IPHI  Inphi Corp                Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.00 to $0.03.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.10;
                                                 range $0.08 to $0.11.
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PSUN  Pacific Sunwear Of Calif  Q3/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.18) to ($0.10).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.07);
                                                 range ($0.17) to ($0.01).
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RRTS  Roadrunner Transportation  2012     X   Expects $0.16 to $0.18 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of Prime Logistics.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.04;
                                                 range $1.00 to $1.07.
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TMO*  Thermo Fisher Scientific   2011     N   Expects eps of $4.15 to $4.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.15;
                                                 range $4.10 to $4.21.
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TNGO  Tangoe Inc/Ct              2011     N   Expects eps of $0.24 to $0.25.
                                              No estimate available.

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TNGO  Tangoe Inc/Ct             Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.06.
                                              No estimate available.

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WMS   Wms Industries Inc         2011     N   Expects eps of $2.17 to $2.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.22;
                                                 range $2.18 to $2.28.
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Aug. 24
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AEO   American Eagle Outfitters Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.27.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.26;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.31.
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AEO   American Eagle Outfitters  2011     N   Expects eps of $0.85 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.93;
                                                 range $0.64 to $1.11.
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AMAT* Applied Materials Inc     Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.25 to $0.36.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp                2012     X   Expects $0.09 to $0.13 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of National Surgical
                                              Care.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.91;
                                                 range $1.78 to $2.06.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp                2011     X   Expects $0.02 to $0.03 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of National Surgical
                                              Care.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.68;
                                                 range $1.65 to $1.75.
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CSC*  Computer Sciences Corp    Q3/11     X   Expects $1.15  eps charge from
                                              settlement with US government
                                              regarding a dispute over contract
                                              claims.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.68;
                                                 range $0.55 to $0.77.
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GES   Guess? Inc                Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.71 to $0.74.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.84;
                                                 range $0.73 to $0.91.
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GES   Guess? Inc                 2011     D   Expects eps of $3.25 to $3.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.42;
                                                 range $3.20 to $3.57.
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RUE   Rue21 Inc                 Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.32 to $0.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.33;
                                                 range $0.29 to $0.35.
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SMTC  Semtech Corp              Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.45 to $0.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.50;
                                                 range $0.47 to $0.53.
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Aug. 25
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BEBE  Bebe Stores Inc           Q3/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.01) to $0.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.01;
                                                 range ($0.01) to $0.03.
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BIG*  Big Lots Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.89;
                                                 range $2.76 to $3.05.
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BWS   Brown Shoe Company Inc     2011     D   Expects eps of $0.85 to $0.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.21;
                                                 range $1.15 to $1.36.
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CPWM  Cost Plus Inc/California  Q3/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.40) to ($0.36).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.34);
                                                 range ($0.36) to ($0.32).
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DLLR  Dollar Financial Corp      2012     N   Expects eps of $2.00 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.06;
                                                 range $2.00 to $2.11.
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FRED  Fred’S Inc-Class A        Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.21 to $0.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.21;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.23.
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FRED  Fred’S Inc-Class A         2011     N   Expects eps of $0.83 to $0.88.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.83;
                                                 range $0.78 to $0.86.
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HRL*  Hormel Foods Corp          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.70 to $1.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.72;
                                                 range $1.68 to $1.76.
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MCRS  Micros Systems Inc         2012     U   Expects eps of $2.09.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.08;
                                                 range $1.92 to $2.20.
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OSIS  Osi Systems Inc            2012     U   Expects eps of $2.21 to $2.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.17;
                                                 range $1.84 to $2.32.
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OVTI  Omnivision Technologies I Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.52 to $0.64.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.79;
                                                 range $0.73 to $0.87.
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QADB  Qad Inc-B                 Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.16.
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SCVL  Shoe Carnival Inc         Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.77 to $0.81.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.77;
                                                 range $0.74 to $0.78.
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VIVO  Meridian Bioscience Inc    2012     N   Expects eps of $0.85 to $0.89.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.87;
                                                 range $0.77 to $1.00.
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Aug. 26
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AOS   Smith (A.O.) Corp         Q4/11     X   Expects $0.10  eps addition from
                                              acquisition of Lochinvar Corporation.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.58;
                                                 range $0.46 to $0.68.
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AOS   Smith (A.O.) Corp          2012     X   Expects $0.40 to $0.50 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of Lochinvar
                                              Corporation.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.68;
                                                 range $2.30 to $3.04.
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LAVA  Magma Design Automation I Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.08 to $0.09.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.08 to $0.09.
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LAVA  Magma Design Automation I  2011     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.39;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.40.
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TIF*  Tiffany & Co               2011     U   Expects eps of $3.65 to $3.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.56;
                                                 range $3.48 to $3.79.
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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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