Markets & Finance

Lower Forecast for American Italian Pasta


Company: Alaska Communications (ALSK)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: -.92

New estimate: -.78

Rationale: Lower interest expense

Company: American Italian Pasta (PLB)

Year ending: Sep-2004

Prior estimate: 2.54

New estimate: 2.20

Rationale: Higher production, marketing costs

Company: Amerada Hess (AHC)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 3.50

New estimate: 4.75

Rationale: Updated oil and gas prices

Company: Bebe Stores (BEBE)

Year ending: Jun-2004

Prior estimate: .96

New estimate: 1.10

Rationale: Improved merchandise margins

Company: Christopher & Banks (CBK)

Year ending: Feb-2005

Prior estimate: 1.30

New estimate: 1.16

Rationale: Negative sweater trends

Company: Research in Motion (RIMM)

Year ending: Feb-2005

Prior estimate: 2.60

New estimate: 3.40

Rationale: Better than expected fourth quarter

Company: U.S. Steel (X)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 2.50

New estimate: 2.85

Rationale: Better than expected market conditions

Apr. 8

Company: Allegheny Technologies (ATI)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: -.50

New estimate: -1.00

Rationale: Impact of higher cost of raw materials

Company: NCR Corp (NCR)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: .92

New estimate: 1.10

Rationale: Lower operating expenses

Company: Nokia Corp (NOK)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 1.09

New estimate: .97

Rationale: Slower handset sales

Company: Parametric Technology (PMTC)

Year ending: Sep-2004

Prior estimate: -.08

New estimate: -.02

Rationale: Better than expected second quarter

Company: Yahoo! (YHOO)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: .55

New estimate: .66

Rationale: Company guidance

Apr. 7

Company: Electro Scientific (ESIO)

Year ending: May-2004

Prior estimate: -.30

New estimate: -.05

Rationale: Reflects recognition of tax benefits

Company: ImClone Systems (IMCL)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: .49

New estimate: .58

Rationale: Strong Erbitux sales

Company: Kerr-McGee (KMG)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 2.99

New estimate: 4.20

Rationale: Higher oil & gas price realizations

Company: Seagate Technology (STX)

Year ending: Jun-2004

Prior estimate: 1.23

New estimate: .98

Rationale: Intense competitive pressures

Apr. 6

Company: Commercial Metals (CMC)

Year ending: Aug-2004

Prior estimate: 2.25

New estimate: 2.50

Rationale: Better than expected second quarter

Company: Cummins Inc (CMI)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 3.26

New estimate: 4.13

Rationale: Stronger than expected volumes

Company: Southwest Airlines (LUV)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: .60

New estimate: .50

Rationale: Reflects aggressive fare sales

Company: Tupperware (TUP)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 1.02

New estimate: 1.19

Rationale: Stronger growth trends in Europe

Apr. 5

Company: EOG Resources (EOG)

Year ending: Dec-2004

Prior estimate: 2.70

New estimate: 3.25

Rationale: Better commodity price realizations


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