U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Sept. 9

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:                               28    524    412  2,340    141   6,240
 Up:                                  4     86     56    529     38   23.2%
 Down                                 8    166    160    511     16   25.4%
 Neutral                             10    253    189  1,186     40   46.1%
 Ex-Item Charges                      6     19      7    114     47    5.3%
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S&P 500:                              8    128    109    692     63   1,772
 Up:                                  0     18     10    142     18   22.5%
 Down                                 1     44     44    146      6   22.5%
 Neutral                              1     61     51    360     16   47.7%
 Ex-Item Charges                      6      5      4     44     23    7.3%
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Sept. 6
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NNN   National Retail Propertie  2011     N   Expects ffo of $1.52 to $1.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.52;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.53.
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PAY   Verifone Systems Inc      Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.49 to $0.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.52.
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PAY   Verifone Systems Inc       2011     U   Expects eps of $1.88 to $1.89.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.84;
                                                 range $1.75 to $1.88.
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PRGS  Progress Software Corp    Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.27 to $0.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.36;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.37.
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Sept. 7
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CONN  Conn’S Inc                 2011     U   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.67.
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DRI*  Darden Restaurants Inc    Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.78.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.82;
                                                 range $0.78 to $0.94.
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GIII  G-Iii Apparel Group Ltd   Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.35;
                                                 range $2.27 to $2.39.
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GIII  G-Iii Apparel Group Ltd    2011     D   Expects eps of $3.05 to $3.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.21;
                                                 range $3.15 to $3.27.
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MW    Men’S Wearhouse Inc/The   Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.64 to $0.66.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.64;
                                                 range $0.62 to $0.67.
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MW    Men’S Wearhouse Inc/The    2011     U   Expects eps of $2.13 to $2.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.11;
                                                 range $2.05 to $2.16.
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NAV   Navistar International Co  2011     N   Expects eps of $5.00 to $6.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.51;
                                                 range $4.50 to $5.80.
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SEAC  Seachange International I Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.21;
                                                 range $0.20 to $0.21.
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Sept. 8
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ABM   Abm Industries Inc         2012     D   Expects eps of $1.32 to $1.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.46;
                                                 range $1.43 to $1.49.
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AMAT* Applied Materials Inc     Q3/11     X   Expects $0.13  eps addition from tax
                                              benefit.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.20;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.23.
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APH*  Amphenol Corp-Cl A        Q3/11     X   Expects $0.13 to $0.07 eps charge from
                                              flood damage.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.78;
                                                 range $0.76 to $0.80.
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GCOM  Globecomm Systems Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $0.73 to $0.83.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.76;
                                                 range $0.75 to $0.76.
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KFY   Korn/Ferry International  Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.35;
                                                 range $0.33 to $0.35.
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MKC*  Mccormick & Co-Non Vtg Sh  2012     X   Expects $0.06  eps addition from
                                              acquisition of Kamis.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.12;
                                                 range $3.07 to $3.15.
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MKC*  Mccormick & Co-Non Vtg Sh Q4/11     X   Expects $0.02  eps charge from fees
                                              associated with purchase of Kamis.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.02;
                                                 range $1.01 to $1.05.
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MTRX  Matrix Service Co          2011     D   Expects eps of $0.75 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                 range $0.92 to $1.01.
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PKI*  Perkinelmer Inc            2012     X   Expects $0.05  eps charge from
                                              purchase of Caliper Life Sciences Inc.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.89;
                                                 range $1.80 to $1.96.
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TITN  Titan Machinery Inc        2011     N   Expects eps of $1.56 to $1.66.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.64;
                                                 range $1.58 to $1.81.
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TXN*  Texas Instruments Inc     Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.60;
                                                 range $0.53 to $0.68.
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ULTA  Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fr Q3/11     U   Expects eps of $0.36 to $0.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.34;
                                                 range $0.32 to $0.36.
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UNFI  United Natural Foods Inc  Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.39 to $0.41.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.41 to $0.47.
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UNFI  United Natural Foods Inc   2012     D   Expects eps of $1.83 to $1.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.94;
                                                 range $1.88 to $1.99.
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VRNT  Verint Systems Inc         2011     D   Expects eps of $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.56;
                                                 range $2.53 to $2.63.
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Sept. 9
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MKC*  Mccormick & Co-Non Vtg Sh Q4/11     X   Expects $0.03  eps charge from joint
                                              venture agreement with Kohinoor Foods.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.02;
                                                 range $1.01 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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