Widening Loss Estimate for Deere & Co.

Weakening global economy to impact agricultural equipment maker

Company: ATMI Inc. (ATMI )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 0.04

New estimate: 0.11

Rationale: Growth in copper interconnect

Company: Black & Decker (BDK )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 2.87

New estimate: 2.56

Rationale: Soft demand, adverse forex

Company: Dana Corp. (DCN )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 0.49

New estimate: 0.26

Rationale: Adverse forex, weak demand

Company: Deere & Co. (DE )

Year ending: Oct-01

Prior estimate: 1.45

New estimate: 0.91

Rationale: Weakening global economies

Company: DuPont Photomasks (DPMI )

Year ending: Jun-02

Prior estimate: d0.26

New estimate: d0.62

Rationale: Weak June Q

Company: Furniture Brands (FBN )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 1.55

New estimate: 1.30

Rationale: Lower sales

Company: Gilead Sciences (GILD )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: d0.87

New estimate: d1.13

Rationale: Higher R&D costs

Company: International Rectifier (IRF )

Year ending: Jun-02

Prior estimate: 2.15

New estimate: 1.50

Rationale: Rebound slow

Company: McDermott International (MCD )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 0.55

New estimate: 0.47

Rationale: Q2 results

Company: MKS Instruments (MKSI )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 0.23

New estimate: 0.11

Rationale: Slow outlook

Company: Navistar Intl (NAV )

Year ending: Oct-01

Prior estimate: 1.00

New estimate: d0.45

Rationale: Weakening economies

Company: Osmonics (OSM )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 0.55

New estimate: 0.50

Rationale: Weak global economies

Company: Schlumberger (SLB )

Year ending: Dec-01

Prior estimate: 1.64

New estimate: 1.17

Rationale: Q2 results

Company: Tidewater (TDW )

Year ending: Mar-02

Prior estimate: 2.90

New estimate: 3.20

Rationale: Q2 results

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