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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Feb. 15

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

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                                Feb. 15
                                   2012 Q4/11  Q1/12    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               34    478    281  2,908    723   8,220
 Up:                                  3     76     31    722    126     23%
 Down                                13    204    122    650    175     27%
 Neutral                             17    188    124  1,416    342     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1     10      4    120     80      5%
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S&P 500:                             12    134     85    887    256   2,398
 Up:                                  0     16     11    202     39     21%
 Down                                 3     52     35    188     65     25%
 Neutral                              8     64     36    447    117     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1      2      3     50     35      6%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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A*    Agilent Technologies Inc  Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.71 to $0.73.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.79;
                                                 range $0.73 to $0.85.
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A*    Agilent Technologies Inc   2012     N   Expects eps of $3.13 to $3.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.18;
                                                 range $3.05 to $3.33.
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CLUB  Town Sports International Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.15.
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CNMD  Conmed Corp               Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.47.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.42;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.46.
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CNMD  Conmed Corp                2012     N   Expects eps of $1.75 to $1.88.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.78;
                                                 range $1.69 to $1.83.
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CTL*  Centurylink Inc           Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.57 to $0.63.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.62;
                                                 range $0.56 to $0.68.
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CTL*  Centurylink Inc            2012     D   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.55;
                                                 range $2.07 to $2.76.
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DF*   Dean Foods Co             Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.18 to $0.23.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.19;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.22.
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DF*   Dean Foods Co              2012     N   Expects eps of $0.87 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.89;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $0.76 to $1.00.
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DPS*  Dr Pepper Snapple Group I  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.90 to $2.98.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.91;
                                                 range $2.82 to $3.03.
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GRT   Glimcher Realty Trust      2012     D   Expects ffo of $0.65 to $0.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.75;
                                                 range $0.74 to $0.76.
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GRT   Glimcher Realty Trust     Q1/12     N   Expects ffo of $0.14 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
                                                 range $0.16 to $0.17.
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HBI   Hanesbrands Inc            2012     D   Expects eps of $2.50 to $2.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.01;
                                                 range $2.81 to $3.15.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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HWAY  Healthways Inc             2012     D   Expects eps of $0.42 to $0.54.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.76;
                                                 range $0.60 to $0.87.
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INSP  Infospace Inc             Q1/12     D   Expects gaap of $0.24 to $0.29.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.31;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.47.
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ITRI  Itron Inc                  2012     N   Expects eps of $3.80 to $4.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.86;
                                                 range $1.80 to $4.25.
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K*    Kellogg Co                 2012     X   Expects $0.08 to $0.10 eps addition
                                              from acquisition of Pringles from
                                              Procter & Gamble.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.47;
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $3.39 to $3.54.
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LOGM  Logmein Inc               Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.17;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.18.
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LOGM  Logmein Inc                2012     D   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.77;
                                                 range $0.71 to $0.82.
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MAR*  Marriott International-Cl Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.26 to $0.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.30;
                                                 range $0.28 to $0.33.
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MAR*  Marriott International-Cl  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.52 to $1.64.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.59;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.73.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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NCIT  Nci Inc-A                 Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.09 to $0.11.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.09 to $0.19.
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NCIT  Nci Inc-A                  2012     D   Expects eps of $0.20 to $0.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.51;
                                                 range $0.25 to $0.86.
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NILE  Blue Nile Inc             Q1/12     D   Expects gaap of $0.04 to $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.17 to $0.19.
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NILE  Blue Nile Inc              2012     D   Expects gaap of $0.70 to $0.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.06;
                                                 range $0.97 to $1.10.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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NTAP* Netapp Inc                Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.63;
                                                 range $0.52 to $0.70.
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NVMI  Nova Measuring Instrument Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.07 to $0.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.09;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.13.
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PG*   Procter & Gamble Co/The    2012     D   Expects eps of $3.30 to $3.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.03;
                                                 range $3.33 to $4.27.
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TNGO  Tangoe Inc/Ct             Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.08.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.07;
                                                 range $0.05 to $0.09.
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TNGO  Tangoe Inc/Ct              2012     N   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.42.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.45.
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TRN   Trinity Industries Inc    Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.43 to $0.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.45;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.53.
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TRN   Trinity Industries Inc     2012     N   Expects eps of $2.35 to $2.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.38;
                                                 range $2.00 to $2.65.
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VMI   Valmont Industries         2012     U   Expects eps of $7.30 to $7.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.79;
                                                 range $5.79 to $7.25.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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WCG   Wellcare Health Plans Inc  2012     U   Expects eps of $4.40 to $4.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.23;
                                                 range $3.90 to $4.50.
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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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