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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Oct. 7

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:                               37    436     26  2,381    164   6,358
 Up:                                  6     59      3    536     41   23.0%
 Down                                14    174      8    529     19   25.6%
 Neutral                             12    193     13  1,201     49   45.9%
 Ex-Item Charges                      5     10      2    115     55    5.5%
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S&P 500:                             11    116     10    706     71   1,812
 Up:                                  3     11      2    144     19   22.3%
 Down                                 4     47      1    153      8   22.8%
 Neutral                              4     52      7    364     20   47.6%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      0     45     24    7.3%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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Oct. 3

ACI   Arch Coal Inc              2011     D   Expects eps of $1.00 to $1.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.83;
                                                 range $1.00 to $2.30.
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ASUR  Asure Software Inc        Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.03 to $0.04.
                                              No estimate available.

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POL   Polyone Corporation        2012     X   Expects $0.02 to $0.03 eps addition
                                              from purchase of ColorMatrix Group.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.19;
                                                 range $1.15 to $1.28.
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POL   Polyone Corporation        2013     X   Expects $0.10 to $0.12 eps addition
                                              from purchase of ColorMatrix Group.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.46;
                                                 range $1.43 to $1.51.
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VIDE  Video Display Corp         2011     N   Expects eps of $0.50 to $0.55.
                                              No estimate available.

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WWW   Wolverine World Wide Inc   2011     N   Expects eps of $2.46 to $2.52.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.49;
                                                 range $2.45 to $2.51.
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Oct. 4
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APKT  Acme Packet Inc           Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.22.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                 range $0.22 to $0.30.
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GNRC  Generac Holdings Inc      Q4/11     X   Expects $0.03 to $0.04 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of Magnum Products.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.50;
                                                 range $0.47 to $0.56.
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GPN   Global Payments Inc        2011     U   Expects gaap of $3.13 to $3.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.08;
                                                 range $3.02 to $3.42.
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LKQX  Lkq Corp                   2012     X   Expects $0.15 to $0.18 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of Euro Car Parts.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.69;
                                                 range $1.63 to $1.83.
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Oct. 5
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AIR   Aar Corp                   2011     N   Expects eps of $1.85 to $2.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.05;
                                                 range $1.95 to $2.25.
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LUFK  Lufkin Industries Inc     Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.55 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.77;
                                                 range $0.72 to $0.81.
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LUFK  Lufkin Industries Inc     Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.70 to $0.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.91;
                                                 range $0.86 to $0.94.
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MAR*  Marriott International-Cl Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.45 to $0.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.46 to $0.54.
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MAR*  Marriott International-Cl  2011     N   Expects eps of $1.37 to $1.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.39;
                                                 range $1.33 to $1.46.
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MAR*  Marriott International-Cl  2012     D   Expects eps of $1.48 to $1.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.69;
                                                 range $1.48 to $2.04.
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MON*  Monsanto Co               Q4/11     U   Expects gaap of $0.10 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.07;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.10.
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MON*  Monsanto Co                2012     N   Expects eps of $3.34 to $3.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.42;
                                                 range $3.30 to $3.60.
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O     Realty Income Corp         2011     D   Expects ffo of $1.97 to $1.98.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.00;
                                                 range $1.97 to $2.04.
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O     Realty Income Corp         2011     D   Expects ffo of $2.07 to $2.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.14;
                                                 range $2.12 to $2.17.
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RT    Ruby Tuesday Inc          Q4/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.08) to ($0.04).
                                              Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                 range $0.00 to $0.08.
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RT    Ruby Tuesday Inc           2011     N   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.75;
                                                 range $0.65 to $0.82.
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ZUMZ  Zumiez Inc                Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.41.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.46.
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Oct. 6
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ARCL  Archipelago Learning Inc  Q4/11     X   Expects $0.16 to $0.18 eps addition
                                              from sale of ownership in Edline
                                              Holdings.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.05;
                                                 range $0.02 to $0.07.
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BEBE  Bebe Stores Inc           Q3/11     U   Expects eps of $0.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.00;
                                                 range ($0.01) to $0.01.
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ESRX* Express Scripts Inc        2011     D   Expects eps of $2.95 to $3.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.11;
                                                 range $2.83 to $3.21.
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ISCA  Intl Speedway Corp-Cl A    2011     D   Expects eps of $1.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.67;
                                                 range $1.62 to $1.70.
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JCP*  J.C. Penney Co Inc        Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.20.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                Q3/11     N   Expects eps of $0.73 to $0.79.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.79;
                                                 range $0.71 to $0.84.
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KSS*  Kohls Corp                 2011     D   Expects eps of $4.34 to $4.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.50;
                                                 range $4.19 to $4.60.
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MERU  Meru Networks Inc         Q3/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.24) to ($0.22).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.19);
                                                 range ($0.21) to ($0.18).
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RBN   Robbins & Myers Inc       Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.66;
                                                 range $0.64 to $0.67.
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RBN   Robbins & Myers Inc        2012     N   Expects eps of $2.85 to $3.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.03;
                                                 range $2.85 to $3.40.
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ROST* Ross Stores Inc           Q3/11     U   Expects eps of $1.16 to $1.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.07;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.14.
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STZ*  Constellation Brands Inc-  2011     U   Expects eps of $2.00 to $2.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.96;
                                                 range $1.92 to $2.00.
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Oct. 7
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ANEN  Anaren Inc                Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.19 to $0.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.29.
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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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