U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Nov. 18

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:                               66    468    358  2,810    284   7,275
 Up:                                 12     71     48    695     59   23.3%
 Down                                20    191    142    613     52   26.1%
 Neutral                             33    196    163  1,386    109   45.6%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1     10      5    116     64    4.9%
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S&P 500:                             29    124    103    852    101   2,092
 Up:                                  3     16     10    191     23   22.4%
 Down                                 9     49     36    179     17   23.3%
 Neutral                             17     53     56    436     35   47.8%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      1     46     26    6.5%
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Nov. 14

JCP*  J.C. Penney Co Inc        Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.05 to $1.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.15;
                                                 range $1.05 to $1.30.
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LDR   Landauer Inc               2012     X   Expects $0.12 to $0.16 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of IZI Medical
                                              Products.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.71;
                                                 range $2.52 to $2.95.
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LOW*  Lowe’S Cos Inc            Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.23;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.26.
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LOW*  Lowe’S Cos Inc             2011     N   Expects eps of $1.57 to $1.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.59;
                                                 range $1.54 to $1.63.
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WWD   Woodward Inc               2012     N   Expects eps of $2.20 to $2.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.26;
                                                 range $2.20 to $2.30.
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Nov. 15
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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.
                                              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;
                                                 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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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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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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Nov. 16
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AMAT* Applied Materials Inc     Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.08 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.27.
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GWW*  Ww Grainger Inc           Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $1.94 to $2.09.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.11;
                                                 range $1.98 to $2.27.
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GWW*  Ww Grainger Inc            2011     D   Expects eps of $8.85 to $9.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $9.02;
                                                 range $8.89 to $9.18.
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GWW*  Ww Grainger Inc            2012     N   Expects eps of $9.90 to $10.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $10.07;
                                                 range $9.29 to $10.60.
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IPAR  Inter Parfums Inc          2012     D   Expects eps of $1.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.25;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.30.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc        Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.28 to $1.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.42;
                                                 range $1.35 to $1.50.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc         2011     N   Expects eps of $2.38 to $2.53.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.51;
                                                 range $2.44 to $2.58.
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NTAP* Netapp Inc                Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.64;
                                                 range $0.61 to $0.68.
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NUS   Nu Skin Enterprises Inc - Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.68 to $0.72.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.67 to $0.72.
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NUS   Nu Skin Enterprises Inc -  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.82 to $2.92.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.91;
                                                 range $2.85 to $2.96.
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PETM  Petsmart Inc              Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.85 to $0.89.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.89;
                                                 range $0.85 to $0.94.
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PETM  Petsmart Inc               2011     N   Expects eps of $2.50 to $2.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.52;
                                                 range $2.45 to $2.56.
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TGT*  Target Corp               Q4/11     N   Expects gaap of $1.43 to $1.53.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.46;
                                                 range $1.36 to $1.53.
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TYC*  Tyco International Ltd     2012     D   Expects eps of $3.50 to $3.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.61;
                                                 range $3.35 to $4.05.
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TYC*  Tyco International Ltd    Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.77.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.82;
                                                 range $0.78 to $0.86.
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Nov. 17
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BCSI  Blue Coat Systems Inc     Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.19 to $0.26.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.25.
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CATO  Cato Corp-Class A          2011     N   Expects eps of $2.18 to $2.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.19;
                                                 range $2.19 to $2.19.
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CMRG  Casual Male Retail Group   2011     D   Expects eps of $0.35 to $0.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.40 to $0.44.
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CRM*  Salesforce.Com Inc        Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.39 to $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.44.
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CRM*  Salesforce.Com Inc         2011     U   Expects eps of $1.32 to $1.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.30;
                                                 range $1.26 to $1.34.
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DCI   Donaldson Co Inc           2012     N   Expects eps of $3.25 to $3.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.28;
                                                 range $3.20 to $3.33.
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DEST  Destination Maternity Cor Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                 range $0.34 to $0.41.
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DEST  Destination Maternity Cor  2012     D   Expects eps of $1.66 to $1.89.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.97;
                                                 range $1.90 to $2.11.
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DLTR  Dollar Tree Inc           Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.57.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.54;
                                                 range $1.48 to $1.60.
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DLTR  Dollar Tree Inc            2011     N   Expects eps of $3.94 to $4.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.95;
                                                 range $3.89 to $4.02.
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GME*  Gamestop Corp-Class A     Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.66 to $1.76.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.74;
                                                 range $1.69 to $1.84.
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INTU* Intuit Inc                Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.43 to $0.47.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.43;
                                                 range $0.34 to $0.51.
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INTU* Intuit Inc                Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $2.45 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.57;
                                                 range $2.47 to $2.68.
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MENT  Mentor Graphics Corp      Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.50 to $0.56.
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MENT  Mentor Graphics Corp       2011     U   Expects eps of $1.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.04;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.07.
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MGAM  Multimedia Games Holding   2012     U   Expects eps of $0.23 to $0.26.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                 range $0.17 to $0.23.
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PLCE  Children’S Place          Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.19 to $1.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                 range $1.14 to $1.26.
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PLCE  Children’S Place           2011     U   Expects eps of $3.24 to $3.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.23;
                                                 range $3.13 to $3.34.
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SCVL  Shoe Carnival Inc         Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.33 to $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.39;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.43.
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SJM*  Jm Smucker Co/The          2011     D   Expects eps of $4.90 to $5.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.10;
                                                 range $4.93 to $5.20.
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SSI   Stage Stores Inc          Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $1.17 to $1.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.12;
                                                 range $1.09 to $1.16.
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SSI   Stage Stores Inc           2011     N   Expects eps of $1.02 to $1.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.05;
                                                 range $0.97 to $1.10.
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WAIR  Wesco Aircraft Holdings I  2011     U   Expects eps of $1.03 to $1.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.91;
                                                 range $0.82 to $0.97.
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WSM   Williams-Sonoma Inc        2011     N   Expects eps of $2.21 to $2.26.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.22;
                                                 range $2.17 to $2.25.
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WTSLA Wet Seal Inc/The-Class A  Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.03 to $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.06;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.08.
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Nov. 18
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CPWM  Cost Plus Inc/California  Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.44;
                                                 range $1.40 to $1.47.
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HIBB  Hibbett Sports Inc         2011     U   Expects eps of $2.05 to $2.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.00;
                                                 range $1.95 to $2.05.
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KIRK  Kirkland’S Inc            Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.68;
                                                 range $0.65 to $0.72.
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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.

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