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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for Feb. 22

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

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                                Feb. 22
                                   2012 Q4/11  Q1/12    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               50    478    318  2,909    822   8,358
 Up:                                  7     76     36    722    138     22%
 Down                                18    204    140    650    205     27%
 Neutral                             25    188    138  1,417    399     46%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0     10      4    120     80      5%
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S&P 500:                             15    134     96    888    281   2,436
 Up:                                  2     16     13    202     40     21%
 Down                                 5     52     39    188     72     25%
 Neutral                              8     64     41    448    134     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      2      3     50     35      6%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ADI*  Analog Devices Inc        Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.48 to $0.53.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.54;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.60.
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ARE   Alexandria Real Estate Eq  2012     D   Expects ffo of $4.36 to $4.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.52;
                                                 range $4.45 to $4.54.
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ATX   At Cross Co-Cl A           2012     D   Expects eps of $0.70 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.86;
                                                 range $0.78 to $0.93.
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BBRG  Bravo Brio Restaurant Gro  2012     D   Expects eps of $0.92 to $0.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.00;
                                                 range $0.92 to $1.23.
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BRKR  Bruker Corp               Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.13.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.16.
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BRKR  Bruker Corp                2012     N   Expects eps of $0.94 to $0.98.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.92 to $0.99.
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CAKE  Cheesecake Factory Inc/Th Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.34 to $0.36.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.37;
                                                 range $0.34 to $0.43.
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CAKE  Cheesecake Factory Inc/Th  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.80 to $1.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.85;
                                                 range $1.79 to $1.90.
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CELL  Brightpoint Inc            2012     N   Expects eps of $1.07 to $1.13.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.10;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.07 to $1.14.
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CSV   Carriage Services Inc      2012     U   Expects eps of $0.79 to $0.81.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.64 to $0.78.
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CYH   Community Health Systems  Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.84 to $0.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.88;
                                                 range $0.85 to $0.92.
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CYH   Community Health Systems   2012     N   Expects eps of $3.45 to $3.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.54;
                                                 range $2.88 to $3.78.
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DCI   Donaldson Co Inc           2012     N   Expects eps of $3.25 to $3.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.41;
                                                 range $3.32 to $3.48.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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DLTR* Dollar Tree Inc           Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.91 to $0.97.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.97;
                                                 range $0.94 to $1.01.
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DLTR* Dollar Tree Inc            2012     N   Expects eps of $4.65 to $4.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.80;
                                                 range $4.49 to $5.14.
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DTSI  Dts Inc                    2012     D   Expects eps of $1.60 to $1.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.72;
                                                 range $1.61 to $1.80.
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EE    El Paso Electric Co        2012     N   Expects eps of $2.15 to $2.55.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.40 to $2.50.
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ELGX  Endologix Inc              2012     D   Expects eps of ($0.18) to ($0.12).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.09);
                                                 range ($0.15) to ($0.01).
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GAS*  Agl Resources Inc          2012     D   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.04;
                                                 range $2.76 to $3.30.
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GCI*  Gannett Co                Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.37 to $0.41.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.43.
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GRMN  Garmin Ltd                 2012     U   Expects eps of $2.45 to $2.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.14 to $2.66.
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HPQ*  Hewlett-Packard Co        Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.88 to $0.91.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.95;
                                                 range $0.86 to $1.05.
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HTZ   Hertz Global Holdings Inc  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.16 to $1.26.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                 range $1.13 to $1.30.
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HURN  Huron Consulting Group In  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.25 to $2.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.25 to $2.65.
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IDA   Idacorp Inc                2012     N   Expects eps of $3.00 to $3.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.08;
                                                 range $3.05 to $3.10.
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JACK  Jack In The Box Inc        2012     N   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.32;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.21 to $1.44.
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KAI   Kadant Inc                Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.58;
                                                 range $0.58 to $0.58.
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KAI   Kadant Inc                 2012     D   Expects eps of $1.95 to $2.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.39;
                                                 range $2.39 to $2.39.
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LAD   Lithia Motors Inc-Cl A    Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.41 to $0.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.40;
                                                 range $0.38 to $0.41.
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LAD   Lithia Motors Inc-Cl A     2012     U   Expects eps of $2.06 to $2.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.05;
                                                 range $1.95 to $2.13.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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LHO   Lasalle Hotel Properties  Q1/12     N   Expects ffo of $0.15 to $0.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.23.
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LHO   Lasalle Hotel Properties   2012     N   Expects ffo of $1.92 to $2.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.01;
                                                 range $1.81 to $2.15.
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LL    Lumber Liquidators Holdin  2012     D   Expects eps of $1.05 to $1.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.22;
                                                 range $1.10 to $1.33.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc        Q1/12     D   Expects eps of $0.35 to $0.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.44;
                                                 range $0.39 to $0.47.
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LTD*  Limited Brands Inc         2012     D   Expects eps of $2.60 to $2.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.91;
                                                 range $2.73 to $3.13.
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MANT  Mantech International Cor  2012     D   Expects eps of $3.56.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.74;
                                                 range $3.54 to $3.94.
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NUVA  Nuvasive Inc               2012     D   Expects eps of $0.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.01;
                                                 range $0.87 to $1.22.
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PWR*  Quanta Services Inc       Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.19 to $0.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.18;
                                                 range $0.14 to $0.23.
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PWR*  Quanta Services Inc        2012     N   Expects eps of $1.08 to $1.28.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.23;
                                                 range $1.06 to $1.48.
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RRD*  Rr Donnelley & Sons Co     2012     U   Expects eps of $1.84 to $1.92.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.76;
                                                 range $1.28 to $1.98.
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SAM   Boston Beer Company Inc-A  2012     N   Expects eps of $3.80 to $4.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.14;
                                                 range $4.02 to $4.50.
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SNPS  Synopsys Inc              Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.54 to $0.56.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.53;
                                                 range $0.50 to $0.55.
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SNPS  Synopsys Inc               2012     N   Expects eps of $1.97 to $2.03.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.98;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.96 to $2.00.
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TJX*  Tjx Companies Inc         Q1/12     N   Expects gaap of $0.45 to $0.47.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.46;
                                                 range $0.44 to $0.49.
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TJX*  Tjx Companies Inc          2012     N   Expects eps of $2.21 to $2.31.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.27;
                                                 range $2.18 to $2.36.
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TYL   Tyler Technologies Inc     2012     D   Expects eps of $0.94 to $1.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.02;
                                                 range $0.95 to $1.15.
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WMB*  Williams Cos Inc           2012     N   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.56;
                                                 range $1.30 to $1.85.
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WMB*  Williams Cos Inc           2013     N   Expects eps of $1.30 to $1.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.66;
                                                 range $1.30 to $1.90.
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ZIXI  Zix Corp                  Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.04.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.04;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.04.
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ZIXI  Zix Corp                   2012     N   Expects eps of $0.19 to $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.20;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.23.
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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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