Lower Forecast for Amazon.com

S&P revises earnings per share forecasts for Goldman Sachs and more
EPS Changes
Company Symbol FY-End Prior New Comment
Amazon.com AMZN Dec-07 0.82 0.72 Higher projected marketing spending
Commercial Metals CMC Aug-07 2.80 3.12 Better than expected '06 Q4
Dyax Corp DYAX Dec-07 -0.73 -0.88 Higher operating costs
EnCana Corp ECA Dec-07 3.95 3.75 Lower natural gas price expectations
Intl Securities ISE Dec-07 1.46 1.73 Higher operating margin
Manitowoc Comp. MTW Dec-07 3.45 3.80 Better than expected Q3
Murphy Oil MUR Dec-07 6.00 5.25 Lower oil price expectations
Packeteer Inc PKTR Dec-07 0.45 0.33 Higher expenses
RadioShack RSH Dec-07 1.11 0.93 Cont'd weak wireless business
Sara Lee Corp SLE Jun-07 1.20 0.80 Spinoff of branded apparel business
Smurfit-Stone SSCC Dec-06 0.05 -0.15 Weaker than expected '06 Q3
SonicWALL Inc SNWL Dec-07 -0.01 0.01 Operating margin to widen modestly
Wausau Paper WPP Dec-06 0.25 0.30 Poor performance in specialty prods
10/24/2006        
BP p.l.c. ADS BP Dec-06 6.08 7.26 Revision of non-operating earnings
Fluor Corp FLR Dec-06 3.15 2.45 Cost overruns on embassy projects
Grant Prideco GRP Dec-06 3.00 3.39 Improved volumes and pricing
PartnerRe Ltd PRE Dec-06 8.20 9.97 Lower large losses
Phelps Dodge PD Dec-06 11.10 12.60 Conts firm copper prices
Precision Castparts PCP Mar-07 3.40 3.85 Sales growth and margin improvement
10/23/2006        
Cost Plus CPWM Jan-07 -0.03 -0.11 Competitive environment
Goldman Sachs GS Nov-07 17.44 19.82 Improved outlook for investment bankng
Hasbro Inc HAS Dec-06 1.17 1.30 Better than expected Q3
10/20/2006        
Arch Coal ACI Dec-06 2.00 1.68 Reflects pricing & demand weakness
HCA Inc HCA Dec-06 3.00 2.69 Higher bad debt expense
HomeBanc Corp HMB Dec-06 0.03 -0.06 Adverse mortgage market conditions
Schering-Plough SGP Dec-06 0.67 0.76 Strong growth in key franchises
10/19/2006        
Amylin Pharma. AMLN Dec-06 -1.58 -1.83 Change in mgmt guidance
Apple Computer AAPL Sep-07 2.37 2.72 Favorable demand trends
Briggs & Stratton BGG Jun-07 2.50 1.55 Weaker than expected Jun-Q
Cosi Inc COSI Dec-06 -0.21 -0.35 Lower sales & margins seen
EarthLink Inc ELNK Dec-06 0.15 0.13 Aggressive invstmnts in new initiativs
ENI S.p.A. ADS* E Dec-06 8.14 7.04 Updated price and margin projections
Kinder Morgan KMP Dec-06 2.27 1.99 Raising cost structure
Logitech Intl. LOGI Mar-07 0.97 1.22 Improving demand & operating leverage
Southwest Airlines LUV Dec-06 0.95 0.79 Higher fuel costs
10/18/2006        
ADC Telecomm. ADCT Oct-07 1.00 1.10 Lower sales
Apollo Group APOL Aug-07 2.90 2.30 Weaker than expected operations
Bandag, Inc BDG Dec-06 1.85 2.14 Costs for employee reduction
Great Atl & Pacific GAP Feb-07 -0.42 -0.36 Benefits from cost reductions
Illumina Inc ILMN Dec-06 0.49 0.78 Higher-margin consumable sales
Innospec Inc IOSP Dec-06 0.50 0.35 Impairment charges
Intel Corp INTC Dec-07 1.05 1.18 Better visibility
M.D.C. Hldgs MDC Dec-06 7.45 6.70 Ongoing weakness in home demand seen
Novellus Systems NVLS Dec-06 1.46 1.66 Deteriorating business conditions
Yahoo Inc YHOO Dec-06 0.54 0.47 Delayed release of Panama

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