Lower Forecast for Agilent

S&P revises earnings estimates for America West and others

Company: Agilent Technologies (A )

Year ending: Oct-03

Prior estimate: 0.20

New estimate: 0.06

Rationale: Expectations for lower revenue growth

Company: America West Holdings (AWA )

Year ending: Dec-02

Prior estimate: -2.85

New estimate: -5.12

Rationale: Difficult industry environment

Dec. 9

Company: Cable Design (CDT )

Year ending: Jul-03

Prior estimate: 0.35

New estimate: 0.27

Rationale: Slowing purchase activity

Company: Fleetwood Enterprises (FLE )

Year ending: Apr-03

Prior estimate: 0.25

New estimate: 0.10

Rationale: Manufactured housing not strong enough

Company: Tesoro Petroleum (TSO )

Year ending: Dec-03

Prior estimate: 1.81

New estimate: 2.35

Rationale: Updated margin outlook

Dec. 6

Company: National Semiconductor (NSM )

Year ending: May-03

Prior estimate: 0.15

New estimate: 0.07

Rationale: See lower revenue growth, gross margin

Dec. 5

Company: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD )

Year ending: Dec-03

Prior estimate: -0.50

New estimate: -0.27

Rationale: Flash memory price increases

Company: Circuit City (CC )

Year ending: Feb-04

Prior estimate: 0.60

New estimate: 0.52

Rationale: Concern about promotional pricing

Company: Credence Systems (CMOS )

Year ending: Oct-03

Prior estimate: -0.46

New estimate: -0.84

Rationale: Company guidance

Company: Fairchild Semiconductor (FCS )

Year ending: Dec-03

Prior estimate: 0.69

New estimate: 0.60

Rationale: Lower gross margin- aggressive pricing

Company: Gateway (GTW )

Year ending: Dec-03

Prior estimate: -0.21

New estimate: -0.30

Rationale: Greater pricing pressure

Company: Post Properties (PPS )

Year ending: Dec-03

Prior estimate: 1.55

New estimate: 0.79

Rationale: Weak occupancy, lower net rents

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