U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Sept. 30

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks this week:

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                                Weekly
                                 Tally   Q3/11  Q4/11   2011   2012   Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               22    426     19  2,368    158   6,321
 Up:                                  5     57      2    534     40   23.0%
 Down                                 9    169      6    523     18   25.5%
 Neutral                              5    190     11  1,196     47   46.0%
 Ex-Item Charges                      3     10      0    115     53    5.4%
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S&P 500:                              8    113      8    702     69   1,801
 Up:                                  2     10      1    143     19   22.3%
 Down                                 2     46      1    151      7   22.7%
 Neutral                              2     51      6    363     19   47.6%
 Ex-Item Charges                      2      6      0     45     24    7.4%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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Sept. 27
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ACN*  Accenture Plc-Cl A         2012     U   Expects eps of $3.80 to $3.88.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.77;
                                                 range $3.55 to $3.85.
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ACW   Accuride Corp              2011     D   Expects eps of ($0.05) to $0.04.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                 range $0.43 to $0.48.
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CMTL  Comtech Telecommunication  2011     U   Expects gaap of $1.20 to $1.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.15;
                                                 range $0.95 to $1.29.
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JBL*  Jabil Circuit Inc         Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.62 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.61;
                                                 range $0.54 to $0.65.
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PRGS  Progress Software Corp    Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.45.
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PRGS  Progress Software Corp     2011     D   Expects eps of $1.42 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.51;
                                                 range $1.49 to $1.55.
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SMSC  Standard Microsystems Cor Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.39 to $0.49.
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SNX   Synnex Corp               Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $1.11 to $1.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.10;
                                                 range $1.05 to $1.24.
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Sept. 28
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ATU   Actuant Corp-A            Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.47.
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FDO*  Family Dollar Stores      Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.67;
                                                 range $0.63 to $0.70.
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FDO*  Family Dollar Stores       2012     N   Expects eps of $3.50 to $3.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.60;
                                                 range $3.45 to $3.80.
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OMN   Omnova Solutions Inc       2011     U   Expects eps of $0.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.44.
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Sept. 29
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DOV*  Dover Corp                Q3/11     X   Expects $0.35  eps charge from loss on
                                              sale of Crenlo and Paladin brands.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.17;
                                                 range $1.14 to $1.22.
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HRB*  H&R Block Inc             Q3/11     X   Expects $0.03 to $0.02 eps charge from
                                              discontinuation of Expresstax brand.
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.35);
                                                 range ($0.37) to ($0.32).
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INSU  Insituform Technologies-C  2011     D   Expects eps of $0.90 to $1.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.05;
                                                 range $0.68 to $1.30.
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INSU  Insituform Technologies-C Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.27.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                 range $0.25 to $0.49.
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LL    Lumber Liquidators Holdin Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.21 to $0.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.29.
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LL    Lumber Liquidators Holdin  2011     N   Expects eps of $1.00 to $1.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.00;
                                                 range $0.90 to $1.12.
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Sept. 30
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IR*   Ingersoll-Rand Plc        Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.77 to $0.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.91;
                                                 range $0.78 to $1.00.
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IR*   Ingersoll-Rand Plc         2011     D   Expects eps of $2.70 to $2.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.94;
                                                 range $2.73 to $3.10.
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LHC   Lincoln Heritage Corp     Q3/11     X   Expects $2.25 eps charge from
                                              government settlement over Medicare
                                              reimbursement probe.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.58;
                                                 range $0.55 to $0.62.
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SUNH  Sun Healthcare Group Inc   2011     D   Expects eps of $0.83 to $0.94.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.06;
                                                 range $0.91 to $1.25.
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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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