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

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

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                                Nov. 15
                                   2011 Q3/11  Q4/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               18    468    337  2,796    277   7,232
 Up:                                  4     71     46    690     58     23%
 Down                                 5    191    134    610     49     26%
 Neutral                              9    196    152  1,380    106     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     10      5    116     64      5%
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S&P 500:                             10    124     94    848     99   2,076
 Up:                                  2     16     10    190     23     23%
 Down                                 1     49     32    177     16     23%
 Neutral                              7     53     51    435     34     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      1     46     26      7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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A     Agilent Technologies Inc  Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.67 to $0.69.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.63 to $0.83.
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A*    Agilent Technologies Inc   2012     N   Expects eps of $3.00 to $3.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.13;
                                                 range $2.95 to $3.37.
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ADSK* Autodesk Inc              Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.47.
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ADSK* Autodesk Inc               2011     U   Expects eps of $1.70 to $1.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.68;
                                                 range $1.64 to $1.72.
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CNQR  Concur Technologies Inc   Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.29.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.35;
                                                 range $0.33 to $0.37.
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CNQR  Concur Technologies Inc    2012     D   Expects eps of $1.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.48;
                                                 range $0.98 to $1.68.
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CRRC  Courier Corp               2012     U   Expects eps of $0.75 to $1.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                 range $0.59 to $0.59.
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DKS   Dick’S Sporting Goods Inc Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.87 to $0.89.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.87;
                                                 range $0.81 to $0.89.
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DKS   Dick’S Sporting Goods Inc  2011     U   Expects eps of $2.01 to $2.03.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.96;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.92 to $1.99.
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HD*   Home Depot Inc             2011     U   Expects eps of $2.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.36;
                                                 range $2.32 to $2.40.
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SPLS* Staples Inc               Q4/11     N   Expects gaap of $0.39 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.34 to $0.47.
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SPLS* Staples Inc                2011     D   Expects eps of $1.38 to $1.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.44;
                                                 range $1.41 to $1.47.
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SURG  Synergetics Usa Inc       Q3/11     D   Expects eps of $0.04 to $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.06;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.06.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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TEX   Terex Corp                 2011     N   Expects eps of $0.43 to $0.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                 range $0.30 to $0.77.
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TJX*  Tjx Companies Inc          2011     N   Expects eps of $1.19 to $1.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.23;
                                                 range $1.19 to $1.30.
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TJX*  Tjx Companies Inc          2011     N   Expects eps of $3.93 to $3.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.97;
                                                 range $3.92 to $4.03.
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WMT*  Wal-Mart Stores Inc       Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.42 to $1.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.45;
                                                 range $1.41 to $1.48.
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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WMT*  Wal-Mart Stores Inc        2011     N   Expects eps of $4.45 to $4.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.49;
                                                 range $4.45 to $4.56.
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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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