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U.S. Companies Issuing Profit Outlooks for April 30

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

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                               April 30
                                   2012 Q1/12  Q2/12    2012   2013  Total
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                                          ------------Cumulative------------
Total:                               32    446    112  1,142      2   1,702
 Up:                                  4     67     13    190      1     16%
 Down                                10    197     32    303      0     31%
 Neutral                             17    175     66    565      0     47%
 Ex-Item Charges                      1      7      1     84      1      5%
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S&P 500:                              8    117     38    357      1     513
 Up:                                  0     21      4     47      0     14%
 Down                                 3     46     12     88      0     28%
 Neutral                              5     47     22    186      0     50%
 Ex-Item Charges                      0      3      0     36      1      8%
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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AEIS  Advanced Energy Industrie Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.11 to $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.12;
                                                 range $0.03 to $0.20.
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AES*  Aes Corp                   2012     N   Expects GAAP eps of $1.22 to $1.30.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.26;
                                                 range $1.18 to $1.30.
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BGC   General Cable Corp        Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.65 to $0.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.74;
                                                 range $0.56 to $0.86.
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CATM  Cardtronics Inc            2012     N   Expects eps of $1.58 to $1.64.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.59;
                                                 range $1.58 to $1.61.
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CSCD  Cascade Microtech Inc     Q2/12     D   Expects GAAP eps of $0.02 to $0.06.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.08;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.09.
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DRH   Diamondrock Hospitality C Q2/12     N   Expects ffo of $0.19 to $0.21.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.20;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.22.
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DRH   Diamondrock Hospitality C  2012     U   Expects ffo of $0.73 to $0.77.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.70;
                                                 range $0.66 to $0.72.
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EXR   Extra Space Storage Inc   Q2/12     N   Expects ffo of $0.33 to $0.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.35;
                                                 range $0.34 to $0.36.
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EXR   Extra Space Storage Inc    2012     N   Expects ffo of $1.40 to $1.46.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.43;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $1.32 to $1.48.
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FIRE  Sourcefire Inc            Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.12 to $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.13;
                                                 range $0.09 to $0.15.
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FMC*  Fmc Corp                  Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $1.65 to $1.85.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.79;
                                                 range $1.70 to $1.86.
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FMC*  Fmc Corp                   2012     N   Expects eps of $6.80 to $7.05.
                                              Mean estimate is $6.93;
                                                 range $6.90 to $7.06.
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GPRO  Gen-Probe Inc             Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.55 to $0.58.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.59;
                                                 range $0.54 to $0.63.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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GPRO  Gen-Probe Inc              2012     X   Expects $0.20 eps addition from
                                               acquiring Hologic.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.61;
                                                 range $2.54 to $2.70.
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HLF   Herbalife Ltd             Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.91 to $0.95.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.96;
                                                 range $0.92 to $1.00.
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HLF   Herbalife Ltd              2012     N   Expects eps of $3.58 to $3.74.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.65;
                                                 range $3.60 to $3.80.
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HUM*  Humana Inc                Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $2.15 to $2.25.
                                              Mean estimate is $2.56;
                                                 range $2.22 to $2.86.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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HUM*  Humana Inc                 2012     D   Expects eps of $7.55 to $7.75.
                                              Mean estimate is $8.09;
                                                 range $7.60 to $8.50.
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KONA  Kona Grill Inc            Q2/12     U   Expects eps of $0.14.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.10;
                                                 range $0.06 to $0.13.
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MCK*  Mckesson Corp              2012     N   Expects eps of $7.05 to $7.35.
                                              Mean estimate is $7.16;
                                                 range $6.98 to $7.38.
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PCL*  Plum Creek Timber Co      Q2/12     D   Expects eps of $0.15 to $0.20.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.27;
                                                 range $0.18 to $0.30.
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PRXL  Parexel International Cor Q2/12     D   Expects GAAP eps of $0.28 to $0.30.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                              Mean estimate is $0.38;
                                                 range $0.37 to $0.38.
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PRXL  Parexel International Cor  2012     D   Expects eps of $1.04 to $1.06.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.11;
                                                 range $1.08 to $1.13.
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SCHL  Scholastic Corp            2012     U   Expects eps of $3.40.exceed
                                              Mean estimate is $2.65;
                                                 range $2.30 to $2.83.
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SFLY  Shutterfly Inc            Q2/12     D   Expects eps of ($0.33) to ($0.37).
                                              Mean estimate is ($0.17);
                                                 range ($0.49) to ($0.06).
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SFLY  Shutterfly Inc             2012     D   Expects eps of $0.07 to $0.16.
                                              Mean estimate is $1.00;
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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                                                 range $0.86 to $1.23.
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SREV  Servicesource Internation Q2/12     N   Expects eps of $0.00 to $0.01.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.01;
                                                 range $0.00 to $0.01.
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SREV  Servicesource Internation  2012     N   Expects eps of $0.05 to $0.07.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.06;
                                                 range $0.04 to $0.10.
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TXRH  Texas Roadhouse Inc        2012     N   Expects eps of $0.91 to $0.93.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.93;
                                                 range $0.89 to $0.99.
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VECO  Veeco Instruments Inc     Q2/12     U   Expects eps of $0.29 to $0.48.
                                              Mean estimate is $0.25;
                                                 range $0.12 to $0.43.
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      Company                   Period  Down  Guidance
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WPI*  Watson Pharmaceuticals In  2012     N   Expects eps of $5.55 to $5.80.
                                              Mean estimate is $5.78;
                                                 range $5.49 to $6.17.
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WSO   Watsco Inc                 2012     N   Expects eps of $3.25 to $3.40.
                                              Mean estimate is $3.27;
                                                 range $3.04 to $3.64.
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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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