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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for April 24

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

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                               April 24
                                   2012 Q1/12  Q2/12    2012   2013  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               56    446     63  1,085      2   1,596
 Up:                                  5     67      6    181      1     16%
 Down                                14    197     16    290      0     32%
 Neutral                             36    175     40    531      0     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1      7      1     83      1      6%
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S&P 500:                             18    117     26    343      1     487
 Up:                                  2     21      2     44      0     14%
 Down                                 6     46      7     87      0     29%
 Neutral                             10     47     17    176      0     49%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      3      0     36      1      8%
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ACE*  Ace Ltd                    2012     D   Expects eps of $7.03 to $7.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.56;
                                                 range $6.65 to $8.00.
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ACPW  Active Power Inc          Q2/12     N   Expects eps of ($0.02) to $0.00.
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.02);
                                                 range ($0.03) to ($0.01).
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ACW   Accuride Corp              2012     D   Expects eps of $0.07 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.24;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.40.
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AKR   Acadia Realty Trust        2012     U   Expects eps of $0.54 to $0.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.49.
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AKR   Acadia Realty Trust        2012     N   Expects ffo of $1.00 to $1.05.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $1.03;
                                                 range $1.02 to $1.04.
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ALXN  Alexion Pharmaceuticals I  2012     N   Expects eps of $1.65 to $1.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.75;
                                                 range $1.62 to $2.12.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp               Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.49 to $0.51.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.49;
                                                 range $0.48 to $0.50.
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AMSG  Amsurg Corp                2012     N   Expects eps of $1.97 to $2.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.98;
                                                 range $1.95 to $2.01.
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ANEN  Anaren Inc                Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.16 to $0.28.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.26;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $0.24 to $0.27.
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APD*  Air Products & Chemicals  Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.45.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.51;
                                                 range $1.44 to $1.57.
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APD*  Air Products & Chemicals   2012     D   Expects eps of $5.47 to $5.60.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.74;
                                                 range $5.51 to $5.95.
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CLUB  Town Sports International Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.18 to $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.22;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.25.
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CNC   Centene Corp               2012     N   Expects eps of $2.64 to $2.84.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.74;
                                                 range $2.63 to $2.80.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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CRDN  Ceradyne Inc               2012     D   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.38;
                                                 range $2.25 to $2.48.
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CTBI  Community Trust Bancorp I  2012     D   Expects eps of $2.55 to $2.71.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.74;
                                                 range $2.67 to $2.84.
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DLPH  Delphi Automotive Plc     Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.87 to $0.99.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.99;
                                                 range $0.87 to $1.10.
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DLPH  Delphi Automotive Plc      2012     N   Expects eps of $3.63 to $3.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.71;
                                                 range $3.40 to $3.96.
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EW*   Edwards Lifesciences Corp Q2/12     U   Expects eps of $0.64 to $0.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.60;
                                                 range $0.56 to $0.66.
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EW*   Edwards Lifesciences Corp  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.58 to $2.68.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.67;
                                                 range $2.50 to $2.81.
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IEX   Idex Corp                 Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.70 to $0.72.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.66 to $0.73.
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IEX   Idex Corp                  2012     N   Expects eps of $2.80 to $2.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.80;
                                                 range $2.75 to $2.85.
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IGT*  Intl Game Technology       2012     N   Expects eps of $0.98 to $1.04.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.99;
                                                 range $0.93 to $1.06.
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IIVI  Ii-Vi Inc                 Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.27 to $0.31.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.34;
                                                 range $0.30 to $0.36.
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IPHI  Inphi Corp                Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.02 to $0.04.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.09.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works       Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $1.08 to $1.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.08;
                                                 range $1.03 to $1.11.
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ITW*  Illinois Tool Works        2012     N   Expects eps of $4.14 to $4.38.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.14;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $4.05 to $4.20.
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JNPR* Juniper Networks Inc      Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.15 to $0.17.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.20;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.27.
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LIFE* Life Technologies Corp    Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.96 to $1.00.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.94 to $0.99.
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LNET  Lodgenet Interactive Corp  2012     D   Expects eps of ($0.10) to $0.10.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.15;
                                                 range $0.15 to $0.15.
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LRY   Liberty Property Trust     2012     N   Expects ffo of $2.50 to $2.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.56;
                                                 range $2.51 to $2.63.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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LXK*  Lexmark International Inc Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.95 to $1.04
                                                excluding 30c restructuring
                                              Mean estimate is $1.14;
                                                 range $0.94 to $1.22.
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MMM*  3M Co                      2012     U   Expects eps of $6.35 to $6.50.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.29;
                                                 range $6.05 to $6.50.
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OSIS  Osi Systems Inc            2012     N   Expects eps of $2.33 to $2.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.33;
                                                 range $2.30 to $2.35.
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PEI   Penn Real Estate Invest T  2012     N   Expects ffo of $1.83 to $1.90.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.89;
                                                 range $1.85 to $1.91.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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PNR   Pentair Inc                2012     N   Expects eps of $2.65 to $2.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.66;
                                                 range $2.60 to $2.70.
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PNR   Pentair Inc               Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.79 to $0.82.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.79;
                                                 range $0.74 to $0.83.
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PNRA  Panera Bread Company-Clas Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $1.40 to $1.43.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.40;
                                                 range $1.32 to $1.47.
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PNRA  Panera Bread Company-Clas  2012     N   Expects eps of $5.58 to $5.63.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.62;
                                                 range $5.51 to $5.82.
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PVSW  Pervasive Software Inc    Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.04 to $0.07.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.05;
                                                 range $0.05 to $0.05.
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R*    Ryder System Inc          Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $1.07 to $1.12.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.08;
                                                 range $0.98 to $1.14.
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R*    Ryder System Inc           2012     N   Expects eps of $4.02 to $4.12.
                                              Mean estimate is $4.06;
                                                 range $4.00 to $4.10.
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RHI*  Robert Half Intl Inc      Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.32 to $0.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.32;
                                                 range $0.30 to $0.34.
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RSYS  Radisys Corp              Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.13 to $0.18.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.16;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $0.14 to $0.17.
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SKT   Tanger Factory Outlet Cen  2012     N   Expects eps of $0.60 to $0.66.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.60;
                                                 range $0.57 to $0.65.
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SKT   Tanger Factory Outlet Cen  2012     N   Expects ffo of $1.57 to $1.63.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.63;
                                                 range $1.61 to $1.67.
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TKR   Timken Co                 Q2/12     X   Expects $0.70 eps one-time benefit
                                               of CDSOA receipts.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.40;
                                                 range $1.35 to $1.46.
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TKR   Timken Co                  2012     U   Expects eps of $6.10 to $6.40 incl.
                                               one-time benefit of CDSOA receipts.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.30;
                                                 range $5.15 to $5.55.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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TMK*  Torchmark Corp             2012     N   Expects eps of $5.10 to $5.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.27;
                                                 range $5.20 to $5.40.
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USNA  Usana Health Sciences Inc  2012     U   Expects eps of $3.60 to $3.70.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.44;
                                                 range $3.35 to $3.54.
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VASC  Vascular Solutions Inc    Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.13 to $0.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.13 to $0.14.
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VASC  Vascular Solutions Inc     2012     N   Expects eps of $0.53 to $0.57.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.54;
                                                 range $0.52 to $0.55.
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WAT*  Waters Corp               Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $1.15 to $1.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.20;
                                                 range $1.16 to $1.25.
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WAT*  Waters Corp                2012     D   Expects eps of $5.05 to $5.15.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.24;
                                                 range $5.15 to $5.30.
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WBSN  Websense Inc              Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.34 to $0.37.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.37;
                                                 range $0.35 to $0.40.
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WBSN  Websense Inc               2012     N   Expects eps of $1.50 to $1.65.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.55;
                                                 range $1.50 to $1.60.
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WFT   Weatherford Intl Ltd      Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.24 to $0.26.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.19 to $0.33.
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NOTE: * Denotes company is in the S&P 500. Cumulative figures begin in March 2011. 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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