U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Oct. 14

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

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                                Oct. 14
                                   2011 Q3/11  Q4/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                1    445     27  2,387    169   6,379
 Up:                                  0     62      3    537     41     23%
 Down                                 1    179      9    532     20     26%
 Neutral                              0    194     13  1,203     49     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     10      2    115     59      6%
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S&P 500:                              0    119     10    708     72   1,818
 Up:                                  0     12      2    144     19     22%
 Down                                 0     49      1    154      9     23%
 Neutral                              0     52      7    365     20     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      0     45     24      7%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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OFC   Corporate Office Properties Q3/11     D   Expects ffo of $0.48 to $0.51.
                                                Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                 range $0.47 to $0.64.
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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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