U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Jan. 24

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

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                                Jan. 24
                                   2012 Q4/11  Q1/12    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               35    463     54  2,895    414   7,653
 Up:                                  5     69      5    718     82     23%
 Down                                15    198     21    646     84     27%
 Neutral                             11    187     25  1,412    171     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                      4      9      3    119     77      5%
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S&P 500:                             16    127     19    881    142   2,205
 Up:                                  3     11      2    199     26     22%
 Down                                 7     51      6    187     28     24%
 Neutral                              4     63      9    446     55     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      2      2      2     49     33      7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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AAPL* Apple Inc                 Q1/12     U   Expects gaap of $8.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.96;
                                                 range $7.15 to $9.14.
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ANGO  Angiodynamics Inc         Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.07 to $0.09.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.10;
                                                 range $0.08 to $0.11.
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ANGO  Angiodynamics Inc         Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.12.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.11;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.13.
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ANGO  Angiodynamics Inc          2012     N   Expects eps of $0.38 to $0.42.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.41 to $0.44.
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APD*  Air Products & Chemicals  Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $1.37 to $1.43.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.47;
                                                 range $1.39 to $1.53.
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CA*   Ca Inc                     2011     U   Expects eps of $2.21 to $2.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.15;
                                                 range $2.07 to $2.19.
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CBE*  Cooper Industries Plc     Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.97 to $1.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.98;
                                                 range $0.94 to $1.05.
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CBE*  Cooper Industries Plc      2012     N   Expects eps of $4.15 to $4.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.26;
                                                 range $4.15 to $4.45.
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CR    Crane Co                   2012     N   Expects eps of $3.75 to $3.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.89;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $3.75 to $4.00.
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DGX*  Quest Diagnostics Inc      2012     D   Expects eps of $4.40 to $4.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.67;
                                                 range $4.51 to $4.97.
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ELS   Equity Lifestyle Properti Q1/12     D   Expects ffo of $1.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.24;
                                                 range $1.09 to $1.35.
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EMC*  Emc Corp/Mass              2012     D   Expects eps of $1.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.71;
                                                 range $1.61 to $1.78.
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IIVI  Ii-Vi Inc                 Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.23 to $0.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.80;
                                                 range $0.26 to $0.31.
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JNJ*  Johnson & Johnson          2012     D   Expects eps of $5.05 to $5.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.20;
                                                 range $5.10 to $5.35.
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KMB*  Kimberly-Clark Corp        2012     D   Expects eps of $5.00 to $5.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.24;
                                                 range $5.15 to $5.42.
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MCD*  Mcdonald’S Corp           Q1/12     X   Expects $0.03 to $0.02 eps charge from
                                              foreign-currency fluctuations.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.24;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.27.
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MCD*  Mcdonald’S Corp            2012     X   Expects $0.18 to $0.16 eps charge from
                                              foreign-currency fluctuations.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.73;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $5.63 to $5.84.
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MDP   Meredith Corp             Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                 range $0.66 to $0.79.
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MDP   Meredith Corp              2012     N   Expects eps of $2.55 to $2.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.67;
                                                 range $2.57 to $2.81.
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MNRO  Monro Muffler Brake Inc   Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.34 to $0.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.36;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.37.
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MNRO  Monro Muffler Brake Inc    2012     N   Expects eps of $1.71 to $1.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.71;
                                                 range $1.68 to $1.75.
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MRCY  Mercury Computer Systems  Q1/12     D   Expects gaap of $0.09 to $0.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.20.
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MRCY  Mercury Computer Systems   2012     D   Expects gaap of $0.59 to $0.61.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                 range $0.69 to $0.75.
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MSM   Msc Industrial Direct Co-  2012     X   Expects $0.02 to $0.01 eps charge from
                                              acquisition of the assets and certain
                                              liabilities of ATS Industrial Supply.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.04;
                                                 range $3.95 to $4.24.
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MSM   Msc Industrial Direct Co-  2013     X   Expects $0.02 to $0.03 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of the assets and
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              certain liabilities of ATS Industrial
                                              Supply.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.58;
                                                 range $4.38 to $4.75.
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PKG   Packaging Corp Of America Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.34;
                                                 range $0.29 to $0.41.
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RFMD  Rf Micro Devices Inc      Q1/12     D   Expects eps of ($0.02) to $0.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.03;
                                                 range ($0.02) to $0.10.
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RYN   Rayonier Inc              Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.53;
                                                 range $0.46 to $0.57.
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SMCI  Super Micro Computer Inc  Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.19 to $0.27.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.17 to $0.32.
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TPX   Tempur-Pedic Internationa  2012     U   Expects eps of $3.80 to $3.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.77;
                                                 range $3.35 to $3.95.
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TSS*  Total System Services Inc  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.26 to $1.28.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.27;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.35.
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TXN*  Texas Instruments Inc     Q1/12     D   Expects gaap of $0.16 to $0.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.25;
                                                 range $0.20 to $0.35.
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WDC*  Western Digital Corp      Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.34;
                                                 range $0.89 to $1.52.
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WPI*  Watson Pharmaceuticals In  2011     U   Expects eps of $4.75 to $4.77.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.62;
                                                 range $4.57 to $4.67.
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WPI*  Watson Pharmaceuticals In  2012     D   Expects eps of $5.25 to $5.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.75;
                                                 range $5.43 to $5.98.
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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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