U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Nov. 21

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

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                                Nov. 21
                                   2011 Q3/11  Q4/11    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                6    468    361  2,811    286   7,281
 Up:                                  2     71     49    695     60     23%
 Down                                 4    191    144    614     53     26%
 Neutral                              0    196    163  1,386    109     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     10      5    116     64      5%
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S&P 500:                              2    124    105    852    101   2,094
 Up:                                  0     16     10    191     23     22%
 Down                                 2     49     38    179     17     23%
 Neutral                              0     53     56    436     35     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      1     46     26      7%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ADI*  Analog Devices Inc        Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.44 to $0.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.66.
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BRCD  Brocade Communications Sy Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.11;
                                                 range $0.08 to $0.14.
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BWS   Brown Shoe Company Inc     2011     D   Expects eps of $0.73 to $0.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.87;
                                                 range $0.80 to $0.92.
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HPQ*  Hewlett-Packard Co        Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.83 to $0.86.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.11;
                                                 range $0.95 to $1.31.
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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JACK  Jack In The Box Inc        2012     D   Expects eps of $1.10 to $1.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.65;
                                                 range $1.33 to $1.92.
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WGL   Wgl Holdings Inc           2012     U   Expects eps of $2.46 to $2.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.45;
                                                 range $2.35 to $2.55.
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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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