U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Sept. 15

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

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                               Sept. 15
                                   2011 Q3/11  Q4/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                8    416      2  2,347    151   6,265
 Up:                                  1     56      0    529     39     23%
 Down                                 3    164      1    516     17     25%
 Neutral                              3    189      1  1,187     45     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1      7      0    115     50      5%
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S&P 500:                              3    110      0    695     66   1,779
 Up:                                  0     10      0    142     18     22%
 Down                                 1     45      0    148      6     23%
 Neutral                              2     51      0    360     18     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      4      0     45     24      7%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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CBE   Cooper Industries Plc     Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.94 to $0.98.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.02;
                                                 range $0.98 to $1.07.
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CBE   Cooper Industries Plc      2011     D   Expects eps of $3.75 to $3.82.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.90;
                                                 range $3.83 to $4.00.
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COL*  Rockwell Collins Inc       2012     N   Expects eps of $4.40 to $4.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.51;
                                                 range $4.36 to $4.72.
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NUE*  Nucor Corp                Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.45 to $0.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.64;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.80.
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PLL*  Pall Corp                  2012     N   Expects eps of $3.07 to $3.32.
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $3.23;
                                                 range $2.90 to $3.45.
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RIMM  Research In Motion        Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.38;
                                                 range $0.92 to $1.73.
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RIMM  Research In Motion         2012     U   Expects eps of $5.25 to $6.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.10;
                                                 range $4.00 to $5.95.
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WMGI  Wright Medical Group Inc   2012     X   Expects $0.05 to $0.06 eps
                                                 addition from workforce cuts.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.75 to $1.20.
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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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