U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Oct. 25

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

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                                Oct. 25
                                   2011 Q3/11  Q4/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               69    458     99  2,500    188   6,596
 Up:                                 17     65     14    573     45     23%
 Down                                14    188     33    550     28     26%
 Neutral                             38    195     48  1,261     55     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     10      4    116     60      5%
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S&P 500:                             22    120     40    756     74   1,899
 Up:                                  5     13      4    160     20     22%
 Down                                 3     49     13    160      9     23%
 Neutral                             14     52     22    390     21     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      1     46     24      7%
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AME   Ametek Inc                Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.62.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.61;
                                                 range $0.59 to $0.62.
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AME   Ametek Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $2.34 to $2.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.34;
                                                 range $2.32 to $2.35.
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AMG   Affiliated Managers Group  2011     N   Expects eps of $6.40 to $6.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.64;
                                                 range $6.38 to $6.81.
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AMG   Affiliated Managers Group  2012     N   Expects eps of $6.60 to $7.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.36;
                                                 range $6.80 to $8.05.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp               Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.45 to $0.47.
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.47;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.51.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $1.69 to $1.71.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.69;
                                                 range $1.66 to $1.74.
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AMTD  Td Ameritrade Holding Cor  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.00 to $1.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.20;
                                                 range $1.10 to $1.45.
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ANEN  Anaren Inc                Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.08 to $0.12.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.28;
                                                 range $0.26 to $0.29.
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CBI   Chicago Bridge & Iron-Ny   2011     N   Expects eps of $2.40 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.46;
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                                                 range $2.40 to $2.50.
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CCI   Crown Castle Intl Corp    Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.11 to $0.27.
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CHE   Chemed Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $4.75 to $4.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.75;
                                                 range $4.70 to $4.78.
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CNC   Centene Corp               2011     D   Expects eps of $2.09 to $2.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.16;
                                                 range $2.05 to $2.25.
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CR    Crane Co                   2011     N   Expects eps of $3.35 to $3.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.35;
                                                 range $3.06 to $3.43.
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DD*   Du Pont (E.I.) De Nemours  2011     N   Expects eps of $3.97 to $4.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.97;
                                                 range $3.85 to $4.05.
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DGX*  Quest Diagnostics Inc      2011     U   Expects eps of $4.30 to $4.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.22;
                                                 range $4.11 to $4.37.
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FFIV* F5 Networks Inc           Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.99 to $1.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.01;
                                                 range $0.94 to $1.07.
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FTI*  Fmc Technologies Inc      Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.46 to $0.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.53;
                                                 range $0.50 to $0.60.
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FTI*  Fmc Technologies Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $1.70 to $1.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.71;
                                                 range $1.64 to $1.80.
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HAIN  Hain Celestial Group Inc   2012     U   Expects eps of $1.63 to $1.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.55;
                                                 range $1.52 to $1.62.
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IIVI  Ii-Vi Inc                 Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.26 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.34;
                                                 range $0.29 to $0.38.
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IIVI  Ii-Vi Inc                  2012     D   Expects eps of $1.26 to $1.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.39;
                                                 range $1.30 to $1.45.
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IRBT  Irobot Corp                2011     U   Expects eps of $1.32 to $1.36.
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.10;
                                                 range $1.03 to $1.18.
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IRBT  Irobot Corp               Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.26 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.28;
                                                 range $0.24 to $0.32.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works       Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.86 to $0.94.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.91;
                                                 range $0.81 to $0.97.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works        2011     N   Expects eps of $3.71 to $3.79.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.78;
                                                 range $3.65 to $4.12.
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KONA  Kona Grill Inc            Q4/11     N   Expects eps of ($0.01) to $0.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.01;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range ($0.01) to $0.03.
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LII   Lennox International Inc   2011     N   Expects eps of $2.00 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.06;
                                                 range $1.97 to $2.12.
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LRY   Liberty Property Trust     2011     N   Expects ffo of $2.55 to $2.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.58;
                                                 range $2.55 to $2.60.
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LXK*  Lexmark International Inc Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.13;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.30.
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MCK*  Mckesson Corp              2011     N   Expects eps of $6.19 to $6.39.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.23;
                                                 range $6.16 to $6.34.
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MMM   3M Co                      2011     D   Expects eps of $6.07 to $6.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.41;
                                                 range $6.34 to $6.45.
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MOLX* Molex Inc                 Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.37 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.39 to $0.53.
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MRCY  Mercury Computer Systems  Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.24 to $0.27.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.18.
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NUS   Nu Skin Enterprises Inc - Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.66 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.66;
                                                 range $0.65 to $0.68.
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NUS   Nu Skin Enterprises Inc -  2011     U   Expects eps of $2.59 to $2.63.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.44;
                                                 range $2.16 to $2.50.
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OCR   Omnicare Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $2.09 to $2.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.10;
                                                 range $1.00 to $2.12.
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PNRA  Panera Bread Company-Clas Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $1.39 to $1.41.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.37;
                                                 range $1.33 to $1.43.
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PNRA  Panera Bread Company-Clas  2011     U   Expects eps of $4.63 to $4.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.58;
                                                 range $4.55 to $4.65.
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PNRA  Panera Bread Company-Clas  2012     U   Expects eps of $5.38 to $5.48.
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                                              Mean estimate is $5.30;
                                                 range $5.08 to $5.30.
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R*    Ryder System Inc          Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.92 to $0.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                 range $0.90 to $1.06.
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R*    Ryder System Inc           2011     U   Expects eps of $3.44 to $3.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.41;
                                                 range $3.35 to $3.49.
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RAI*  Reynolds American Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $2.63 to $2.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.64;
                                                 range $2.62 to $2.66.
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RYN   Rayonier Inc               2011     U   Expects eps of $2.07 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.97;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.94 to $2.00.
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SAH   Sonic Automotive Inc-Clas  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.33 to $1.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.28;
                                                 range $1.22 to $1.30.
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SHW*  Sherwin-Williams Co/The   Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.67 to $0.87.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.80;
                                                 range $0.69 to $0.87.
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SIAL* Sigma-Aldrich             Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.85 to $0.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.92;
                                                 range $0.88 to $0.95.
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SIAL* Sigma-Aldrich              2011     U   Expects eps of $3.73 to $3.81.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.71;
                                                 range $3.70 to $3.75.
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SKT   Tanger Factory Outlet Cen  2011     N   Expects ffo of $1.41 to $1.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.41;
                                                 range $1.38 to $1.44.
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SPG*  Simon Property Group Inc   2011     N   Expects ffo of $6.80 to $6.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.81;
                                                 range $6.72 to $6.88.
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STR   Questar Corp               2011     N   Expects eps of $1.11 to $1.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                 range $1.09 to $1.15.
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STR   Questar Corp               2012     D   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.19.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.21;
                                                 range $1.16 to $1.24.
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TFX   Teleflex Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $4.05 to $4.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.10;
                                                 range $4.05 to $4.28.
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TNC   Tennant Co                Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.80 to $2.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.99;
                                                 range $1.95 to $2.05.
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TRN   Trinity Industries Inc    Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.47.
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TRN   Trinity Industries Inc     2011     D   Expects eps of $1.45 to $1.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.51;
                                                 range $1.42 to $1.62.
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TSS*  Total System Services Inc  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.14 to $1.15.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                 range $1.09 to $1.18.
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VASC  Vascular Solutions Inc    Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.16.
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VASC  Vascular Solutions Inc     2011     N   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.56;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.59.
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VASC  Vascular Solutions Inc     2012     D   Expects eps of $0.51 to $0.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                 range $0.55 to $0.68.
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WAB   Wabtec Corp                2011     U   Expects eps of $3.65 to $3.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.57;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $3.45 to $3.67.
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WAT*  Waters Corp               Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $1.49 to $1.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.56;
                                                 range $1.46 to $1.59.
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WAT*  Waters Corp                2011     N   Expects eps of $4.75 to $4.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.79;
                                                 range $4.70 to $4.85.
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WBSN  Websense Inc               2011     U   Expects eps of $1.55 to $1.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.52;
                                                 range $1.45 to $1.55.
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WBSN  Websense Inc              Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.46.
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WFT   Weatherford Intl Ltd      Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.34;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.39.
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WPP   Wausau Paper Corp         Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.03 to $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.09;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.12.
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WSH   Willis Group Holdings Plc  2011     D   Expects eps of $2.70 to $2.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.84;
                                                 range $2.75 to $2.96.
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WU*   Western Union Co           2011     N   Expects eps of $1.55 to $1.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.57;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.60.
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XRX*  Xerox Corp                Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.32 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                 range $0.29 to $0.35.
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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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