U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for the Week of Jan. 20

The following U.S. companies provided their financial outlooks this week:

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                                Weekly
                                 Tally   Q4/11  Q1/12   2011   2012   Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               53    461     37  2,892    397   7,612
 Up:                                  7     69      3    716     81   23.2%
 Down                                20    197     11    645     78   26.6%
 Neutral                             23    186     21  1,412    164   45.2%
 Ex-Item Charges                      3      9      2    119     74    5.0%
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Total:                               20    127     13    879    134   2,189
 Up:                                  2     11      1    197     26   21.9%
 Down                                 9     51      4    187     23   23.8%
 Neutral                              7     63      7    446     53   47.6%
 Ex-Item Charges                      2      2      1     49     32    6.8%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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Jan. 17
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AKRX  Akorn Inc                  2012     U   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                 range $0.27 to $0.37.
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CCL*  Carnival Corp              2012     X   Expects $0.12 to $0.11 eps charge
                                                 from cruise liner accident off
                                                 coast of Italy.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.52;
                                                 range $1.86 to $2.88.
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COOL  Majesco Entertainment Co   2012     D   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.46.
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CPWR  Compuware Corp             2011     D   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.55;
                                                 range $0.47 to $0.61.
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CREE  Cree Inc                  Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.18 to $0.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                 range $0.24 to $0.35.
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FCFS  First Cash Finl Svcs Inc   2012     N   Expects eps of $2.65 to $2.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.70;
                                                 range $2.59 to $2.90.
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FCFS  First Cash Finl Svcs Inc  Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.69;
                                                 range $0.67 to $0.70.
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FRX*  Forest Laboratories Inc    2011     N   Expects eps of $3.65 to $3.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.68;
                                                 range $3.53 to $3.80.
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HAS*  Hasbro Inc                 2011     D   Expects eps of $2.79 to $2.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.87;
                                                 range $2.71 to $3.00.
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KFT*  Kraft Foods Inc-Class A    2011     N   Expects eps of $2.28 to $2.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.29;
                                                 range $2.26 to $2.31.
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PKD   Parker Drilling Co        Q4/11     X   Expects $0.95 eps charge from
                                                 delay in completion of two
                                                 drilling rigs.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.18.
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PVSW  Pervasive Software Inc    Q4/11     N   Expects eps of $0.04 to $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.04.
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PVSW  Pervasive Software Inc    Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.03 to $0.06.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.06;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.06.
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VLO*  Valero Energy Corp        Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.00 to $0.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.21;
                                                 range ($0.30) to $1.82.
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VLO*  Valero Energy Corp         2011     D   Expects eps of $3.59 to $3.69.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.89;
                                                 range $3.26 to $5.06.
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Jan. 18
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APH*  Amphenol Corp-Cl A        Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.73 to $0.76.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                 range $0.67 to $0.80.
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APH*  Amphenol Corp-Cl A         2012     U   Expects eps of $3.23 to $3.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.16;
                                                 range $2.90 to $3.40.
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AWK   American Water Works Co I  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.90 to $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.92;
                                                 range $1.85 to $2.00.
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CE    Celanese Corp-Series A     2011     D   Expects eps of $4.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.63;
                                                 range $4.45 to $4.81.
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CSH   Cash America Intl Inc      2011     D   Expects eps of $4.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.31;
                                                 range $4.23 to $4.42.
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EBAY* Ebay Inc                  Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.50 to $0.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.54;
                                                 range $0.44 to $0.57.
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EBAY* Ebay Inc                   2012     N   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.30;
                                                 range $1.91 to $2.47.
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FFIV* F5 Networks Inc           Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $1.05 to $1.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.05;
                                                 range $0.96 to $1.10.
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O     Realty Income Corp         2011     N   Expects ffo of $1.98.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.98;
                                                 range $1.96 to $1.98.
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O     Realty Income Corp         2012     D   Expects ffo of $2.03 to $2.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.09;
                                                 range $2.07 to $2.11.
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PLXS  Plexus Corp               Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.51 to $0.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.51;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.58.
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RPT   Ramco-Gershenson Properties 2012    N   Expects ffo of $0.94 to $1.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                 range $0.88 to $1.01.
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SANM  Sanmina-Sci Corp          Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.24 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.26 to $0.38.
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SPW   SPX Corp                   2012     D   Expects eps of $4.70 to $5.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.27;
                                                 range $4.75 to $5.72.
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Jan. 19
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BKH   Black Hills Corp           2011     U   Expects eps of $1.90 to $1.96.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.75;
                                                 range $1.68 to $1.82.
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BKH   Black Hills Corp           2012     N   Expects eps of $2.00 to $2.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.20;
                                                 range $2.10 to $2.35.
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DGII  Digi International Inc    Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.08 to $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.12;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.14.
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ECL*  Ecolab Inc                Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                 range $0.69 to $0.72.
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ECL*  Ecolab Inc                 2012     N   Expects eps of $2.95 to $3.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.01;
                                                 range $2.79 to $3.20.
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ECL*  Ecolab Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $2.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.54;
                                                 range $2.53 to $2.55.
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EWBC  East West Bancorp Inc     Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.39 to $0.44.
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EWBC  East West Bancorp Inc      2012     N   Expects eps of $1.72 to $1.76.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.76;
                                                 range $1.66 to $1.88.
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FLEX  Flextronics Intl Ltd      Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.23;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.26.
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FUL   H.B. Fuller Co.            2012     U   Expects eps of $2.05 to $2.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.00;
                                                 range $1.86 to $2.06.
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GMT   GATX Corp                  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.40 to $2.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.57;
                                                 range $2.45 to $2.70.
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JCI*  Johnson Controls Inc      Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.52 to $0.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.61 to $0.82.
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JCI*  Johnson Controls Inc       2012     D   Expects eps of $2.70 to $2.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.96;
                                                 range $2.59 to $3.25.
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NTCT  Netscout Systems Inc      Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.36 to $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.37;
                                                 range $0.34 to $0.42.
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NTCT  Netscout Systems Inc       2011     N   Expects eps of $1.07 to $1.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.07;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.13.
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SLM*  SLM Corp                   2012     D   Expects eps of $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.01;
                                                 range $1.90 to $2.09.
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SWKS  Skyworks Solutions Inc    Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.44.
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Jan. 20
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CLGX  Corelogic Inc              2012     U   Expects eps of $0.95 to $1.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.89;
                                                 range $0.89 to $1.02.
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ED*   Consolidated Edison Inc    2012     N   Expects eps of $3.65 to $3.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.72;
                                                 range $3.65 to $3.80.
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ENH   Endurance Specialty       Q4/11     D   Expects eps of ($1.21) to ($0.84).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.30);
                                                 range ($1.13) to $1.43.
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PH*   Parker Hannifin Corp       2012     D   Expects eps of $6.90 to $7.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.40;
                                                 range $7.15 to $7.63.
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SHOO  Steven Madden Ltd          2012     X   Expects $0.05 to $0.07 eps
                                                 addition from acquisition of
                                                 Canadian licensee.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.66;
                                                 range $2.53 to $2.78.
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SON   Sonoco Products Co         2011     D   Expects eps of $2.28 to $2.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.40 to $2.46.
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SON   Sonoco Products Co        Q4/11     D   Expects eps of $0.45 to $0.47.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.61;
                                                 range $0.58 to $0.63.
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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.

SOURCE: Bloomberg

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