U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Feb. 1

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

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                                 Feb. 1
                                   2012 Q4/11  Q1/12    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               47    467    148  2,900    527   7,869
 Up:                                 11     70     14    719     99     23%
 Down                                15    201     64    647    120     27%
 Neutral                             21    187     66  1,414    230     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      9      4    120     78      5%
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S&P 500:                             16    127     55    883    194   2,295
 Up:                                  3     11      6    199     31     21%
 Down                                 5     51     24    187     49     25%
 Neutral                              8     63     22    447     80     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      2      3     50     34      7%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ARW   Arrow Electronics Inc     Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $1.01 to $1.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.07;
                                                 range $0.95 to $1.15.
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AVB*  Avalonbay Communities Inc Q1/12     D   Expects ffo of $1.20 to $1.24.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.28;
                                                 range $1.23 to $1.38.
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AVB*  Avalonbay Communities Inc  2012     N   Expects ffo of $5.25 to $5.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.45;
                                                 range $5.30 to $5.59.
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BCR*  Cr Bard Inc               Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $1.53 to $1.57.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.56;
                                                 range $1.52 to $1.63.
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BMC*  Bmc Software Inc           2012     U   Expects eps of $3.26 to $3.34.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $3.25;
                                                 range $3.21 to $3.30.
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BXP*  Boston Properties Inc     Q1/12     N   Expects ffo of $1.12 to $1.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.14;
                                                 range $1.08 to $1.21.
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BXP*  Boston Properties Inc      2012     N   Expects ffo of $4.65 to $4.78.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.75;
                                                 range $4.60 to $5.00.
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BYI   Bally Technologies Inc     2012     N   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.42;
                                                 range $2.30 to $2.89.
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CACI  Caci International Inc -C  2012     U   Expects eps of $5.72 to $5.94.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.69;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $5.55 to $5.85.
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CDNS  Cadence Design Sys Inc     2012     N   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.65;
                                                 range $0.60 to $0.70.
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CDNS  Cadence Design Sys Inc    Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.14 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.14;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.16.
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CELL  Brightpoint Inc            2012     N   Expects eps of $1.07 to $1.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.15;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.25.
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CNQR  Concur Technologies Inc   Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.28.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.28;
                                                 range $0.23 to $0.30.
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COCO  Corinthian Colleges Inc   Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.15 to $0.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.12;
                                                 range $0.03 to $0.19.
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COCO  Corinthian Colleges Inc    2012     U   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.33.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.33.
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DOX   Amdocs Ltd                Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.62 to $0.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                 range $0.58 to $0.66.
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EA*   Electronic Arts Inc       Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.10 to $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.47.
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ENR   Energizer Holdings Inc     2012     D   Expects eps of $6.00 to $6.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.21;
                                                 range $6.05 to $6.30.
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ENTG  Entegris Inc              Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.11 to $0.15.
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EQR*  Equity Residential        Q1/12     D   Expects ffo of $0.58 to $0.62.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.64;
                                                 range $0.61 to $0.67.
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EQR*  Equity Residential         2012     D   Expects ffo of $2.68 to $2.72.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.76;
                                                 range $2.66 to $2.83.
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FBHS  Fortune Brands Home & Sec  2012     D   Expects eps of $0.66 to $0.74.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.77;
                                                 range $0.68 to $0.85.
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GMCR  Green Mountain Coffee Roa Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.73;
                                                 range $0.63 to $0.80.
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GTAT  Gt Advanced Technologies   2012     N   Expects eps of $1.45 to $1.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.50;
                                                 range $1.40 to $1.60.
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HOTT  Hot Topic Inc             Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.19 to $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.17 to $0.18.
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HSY*  Hershey Co/The             2012     N   Expects eps of $3.08 to $3.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.13;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $3.03 to $3.29.
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IPHI  Inphi Corp                Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.03 to $0.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.03;
                                                 range $0.02 to $0.04.
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ISIL  Intersil Corp-A           Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.05 to $0.09.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.12;
                                                 range $0.08 to $0.16.
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LQDT  Liquidity Services Inc    Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.28 to $0.32.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.36;
                                                 range $0.31 to $0.41.
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LQDT  Liquidity Services Inc     2012     U   Expects eps of $1.32 to $1.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.30;
                                                 range $1.24 to $1.34.
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MAN   Manpower Inc              Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.30 to $0.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.56.
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MGAM  Multimedia Games Holding   2012     U   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.25;
                                                 range $0.23 to $0.26.
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MKSI  Mks Instruments Inc       Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.31 to $0.44.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.22;
                                                 range $0.13 to $0.28.
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NAV   Navistar International Co  2012     D   Expects eps of $5.00 to $5.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.93;
                                                 range $4.50 to $6.60.
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NI*   Nisource Inc               2012     N   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.45;
                                                 range $1.43 to $1.47.
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NOC*  Northrop Grumman Corp      2012     D   Expects eps of $6.40 to $6.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.82;
                                                 range $6.00 to $7.45.
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QCOM* Qualcomm Inc              Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.91 to $0.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.89;
                                                 range $0.84 to $0.95.
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QCOM* Qualcomm Inc               2012     N   Expects eps of $3.55 to $3.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.59;
                                                 range $3.38 to $3.75.
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SLGN  Silgan Holdings Inc       Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.47.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.50;
                                                 range $0.45 to $0.56.
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SLGN  Silgan Holdings Inc        2012     D   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.91;
                                                 range $2.85 to $3.00.
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TMO*  Thermo Fisher Scientific   2012     N   Expects eps of $4.67 to $4.82.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.72;
                                                 range $4.54 to $4.80.
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TSCO  Tractor Supply Company     2012     D   Expects eps of $3.38 to $3.46.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.49;
                                                 range $3.32 to $3.65.
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TTEK  Tetra Tech Inc            Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.32 to $0.34.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.35;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $0.31 to $0.37.
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TTEK  Tetra Tech Inc             2012     N   Expects eps of $1.54 to $1.64.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.61;
                                                 range $1.47 to $1.70.
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TUP   Tupperware Brands Corp    Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.94 to $0.99.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.91 to $1.00.
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TUP   Tupperware Brands Corp     2012     U   Expects eps of $5.00 to $5.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.95;
                                                 range $4.85 to $5.02.
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WHR*  Whirlpool Corp             2012     U   Expects eps of $6.50 to $7.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.81;
                                                 range $5.00 to $7.15.
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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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