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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Jan. 26

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

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                                Jan. 26
                                   2012  Q4/11  Q1/12    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               65    466     96  2,899    467   7,755
 Up:                                  8     70      7    719     88     23%
 Down                                25    200     43    647    103     27%
 Neutral                             32    187     43  1,414    199     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      9      3    119     77      5%
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S&P 500:                             24    127     38    882    170   2,253
 Up:                                  2     11      3    199     28     22%
 Down                                11     51     16    187     41     24%
 Neutral                             11     63     17    447     68     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      2      2     49     33      7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ACAT  Arctic Cat Inc             2011     U   Expects eps of $1.60 to $1.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                 range $1.21 to $1.23.
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AME   Ametek Inc                Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.63 to $0.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.64;
                                                 range $0.63 to $0.67.
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AME   Ametek Inc                 2012     N   Expects eps of $2.65 to $2.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.66;
                                                 range $2.60 to $2.71.
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AMGN* Amgen Inc                  2012     N   Expects eps of $5.90 to $6.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.94;
                                                 range $5.45 to $6.64.
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ARG*  Airgas Inc                Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $1.04 to $1.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.06;
                                                 range $1.01 to $1.12.
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ARG*  Airgas Inc                 2011     N   Expects eps of $4.03 to $4.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.04;
                                                 range $3.97 to $4.10.
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AVT   Avnet Inc                 Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.94 to $1.02.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.95;
                                                 range $0.87 to $1.03.
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BAX*  Baxter International Inc  Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.98 to $1.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.04;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.08.
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BAX*  Baxter International Inc   2012     D   Expects eps of $4.47 to $4.57.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.62;
                                                 range $4.53 to $4.72.
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BC    Brunswick Corp             2012     N   Expects eps of $1.20 to $1.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.42;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.59.
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BGG   Briggs & Stratton          2012     N   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.26;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.35.
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BMY*  Bristol-Myers Squibb Co    2012     N   Expects eps of $1.90 to $2.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.97;
                                                 range $1.85 to $2.15.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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CAT*  Caterpillar Inc            2012     U   Expects eps of $9.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $9.10;
                                                 range $8.25 to $9.75.
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CB*   Chubb Corp                 2012     D   Expects eps of $5.30 to $5.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.98;
                                                 range $5.40 to $6.40.
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CLP   Colonial Properties Trust  2012     N   Expects ffo of $1.23 to $1.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.27;
                                                 range $1.24 to $1.30.
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CPHD  Cepheid Inc                2012     U   Expects eps of $0.55 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.85.
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CPSI  Computer Programs          2012     N   Expects eps of $2.59 to $2.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.73;
                                                 range $2.50 to $2.87.
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CTS   Cts Corp                   2012     N   Expects eps of $0.75 to $0.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.80;
                                                 range $0.79 to $0.80.
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CY    Cypress Semiconductor     Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.15 to $0.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.31.
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DEST  Destination Maternity      2012     D   Expects eps of $1.26 to $1.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.53;
                                                 range $1.20 to $1.75.
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DEST  Destination Maternity     Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.24 to $0.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.29;
                                                 range $0.20 to $0.36.
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DK    Delek Us Holdings Inc      2011     D   Expects eps of $2.67 to $2.77.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.35;
                                                 range $3.10 to $3.71.
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DK    Delek Us Holdings Inc     Q4/11     D   Expects eps of ($0.20) to ($0.10).
                                              Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                 range $0.46 to $0.93.
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DLA   Delta Apparel Inc          2012     N   Expects eps of $0.50 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.52;
                                                 range $0.52 to $0.52.
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DRE   Duke Realty Corp           2012     N   Expects ffo of $0.94 to $1.06.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.05;
                                                 range $0.99 to $1.11.
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EGN   Energen Corp               2012     D   Expects eps of $3.15 to $3.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.84;
                                                 range $3.56 to $4.20.
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ELX   Emulex Corp               Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.17 to $0.19.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.20.
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ESIO  Electro Scientific Inds   Q1/12     D   Expects eps of ($0.10) to ($0.05).
                                              Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                 range $0.02 to $0.05.
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ETN*  Eaton Corp                Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.80 to $0.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                 range $0.94 to $1.00.
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ETN*  Eaton Corp                 2012     N   Expects eps of $4.15 to $4.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.45;
                                                 range $4.30 to $4.77.
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HRC   Hill-Rom Holdings Inc     Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.53 to $0.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.57;
                                                 range $0.55 to $0.61.
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HRC   Hill-Rom Holdings Inc      2012     N   Expects eps of $2.45 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.47;
                                                 range $2.42 to $2.55.
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HSC   Harsco Corp               Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.01 to $0.06.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.16.
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ISCA  Intl Speedway Corp         2012     D   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.72;
                                                 range $1.70 to $1.75.
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JNPR* Juniper Networks Inc      Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.20 to $0.33.
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KMT   Kennametal Inc             2012     N   Expects eps of $3.70 to $3.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.71;
                                                 range $3.55 to $3.95.
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LMT*  Lockheed Martin Corp       2012     N   Expects eps of $7.70 to $7.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.75;
                                                 range $7.06 to $8.26.
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LRCX  Lam Research Corp         Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.39 to $0.49.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.30 to $0.64.
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MCRL  Micrel Inc                Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.04 to $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.12;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.14.
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MJN*  Mead Johnson Nutrition     2012     D   Expects eps of $3.00 to $3.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.17;
                                                 range $3.10 to $3.26.
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MKC*  Mccormick & Co-           Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.51 to $0.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.62;
                                                 range $0.58 to $0.64.
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MKC*  Mccormick & Co             2012     D   Expects eps of $3.01 to $3.06.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.10;
                                                 range $3.02 to $3.15.
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MOH   Molina Healthcare Inc      2012     U   Expects eps of $1.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.76;
                                                 range $1.65 to $1.85.
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MSCC  Microsemi Corp            Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.43 to $0.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.47;
                                                 range $0.44 to $0.49.
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MUR*  Murphy Oil Corp           Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $1.30 to $1.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.38;
                                                 range $0.98 to $1.61.
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MWW   Monster Worldwide Inc     Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.00 to $0.04.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.09;
                                                 range $0.05 to $0.12.
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MXIM  Maxim Integrated Products Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.25 to $0.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.33;
                                                 range $0.26 to $0.37.
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PMTC  Parametric Technology      2012     U   Expects eps of $1.58 to $1.62.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.49;
                                                 range $1.40 to $1.60.
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PMTC  Parametric Technology     Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.32 to $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.33;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.36.
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PSSI  PSS World Medical Inc      2011     N   Expects eps of $1.43 to $1.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.44;
                                                 range $1.42 to $1.46.
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RGS   Regis Corp                 2012     N   Expects eps of $1.11 to $1.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.13;
                                                 range $1.05 to $1.19.
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RJET  Republic Airways Holdings Q4/11     U   Expects eps of $0.31 to $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                 range $0.07 to $0.34.
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RTN*  Raytheon Company           2012     D   Expects eps of $4.90 to $5.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.26;
                                                 range $4.93 to $5.45.
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SBUX* Starbucks Corp             2012     D   Expects eps of $1.78 to $1.82.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.83;
                                                 range $1.79 to $1.90.
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SCSC  Scansource Inc            Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.52 to $0.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                 range $0.54 to $0.69.
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SHW*  Sherwin-Williams Co/The   Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.56 to $0.74.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.66 to $0.75.
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SHW*  Sherwin-Williams Co/The    2012     N   Expects eps of $5.37 to $5.67.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.57;
                                                 range $5.09 to $5.80.
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SWK*  Stanley Black & Decker     2012     N   Expects eps of $5.75 to $6.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.94;
                                                 range $5.80 to $6.10.
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TDY   Teledyne Technologies Inc Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.88 to $0.91.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.90;
                                                 range $0.87 to $0.92.
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TDY   Teledyne Technologies Inc  2012     N   Expects eps of $3.90 to $3.96.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.92;
                                                 range $3.79 to $4.15.
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TER*  Teradyne Inc              Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.22 to $0.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                 range $0.03 to $0.37.
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TKR   Timken Co                  2012     D   Expects eps of $4.90 to $5.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.22;
                                                 range $4.93 to $5.55.
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TNAV  Telenav Inc               Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.13 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.15.
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TWC*  Time Warner Cable          2012     D   Expects eps of $5.25 to $5.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.53;
                                                 range $5.05 to $6.58.
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ZMH*  Zimmer Holdings Inc        2012     N   Expects eps of $5.20 to $5.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.22;
                                                 range $5.08 to $5.30.
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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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