U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for March 19

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

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                               March 19
                                   2012 Q1/12  Q2/12    2011   2012  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                                9    409      3  2,909    990   8,627
 Up:                                  5     52      2    722    165     22%
 Down                                 0    183      0    650    269     28%
 Neutral                              4    168      1  1,417    474     45%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      6      0    120     82      5%
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S&P 500:                              2    110      1    888    307   2,479
 Up:                                  0     17      0    202     41     21%
 Down                                 0     45      0    188     78     25%
 Neutral                              2     45      1    448    152     48%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      3      0     50     36      6%
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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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ADBE* Adobe Systems Inc          2012     N   Expects eps of $2.38 to $2.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.43;
                                                 range $2.40 to $2.47.
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ADBE* Adobe Systems Inc         Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.57 to $0.61.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.60;
                                                 range $0.57 to $0.64.
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GMAN  Gordmans Stores Inc       Q1/12     N   Expects eps of $0.40 to $0.41.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.41;
                                                 range $0.41 to $0.41.
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GMAN  Gordmans Stores Inc        2012     N   Expects eps of $1.46 to $1.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.50;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.51.


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                                         Up/
      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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KNSY  Kensey Nash Corp           2012     U   Expects eps of $1.59 to $1.63.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.40;
                                                 range $1.25 to $1.77.
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KNSY  Kensey Nash Corp          Q1/12     U   Expects eps of $0.33 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.20 to $0.44.
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KNSY  Kensey Nash Corp          Q2/12     U   Expects eps of $0.43 to $0.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.25 to $0.30.
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KORS  Michael Kors Holdings Ltd Q4/12     U   Expects eps of $0.14 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.10 to $0.16.
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TYPE  Monotype Imaging Holdings  2012     U   Expects eps of $0.96 to $1.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.71;
                                                 range $0.70 to $0.73.
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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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