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Cutting Estimates for Blockbuster


Company

Symbol

FY-End

Prior

New

Comment

Alpharma Inc'A

ALO

Dec-05

0.50

0.90

Stronger results in Intl generics

Blockbuster In

BBI

Dec-05

0.24

0.09

Weak rentals had negative impact on Q2

Brooks Automa

BRKS

Sep-05

0.30

0.20

Lower than expected guidance

Commscope Inc

CTV

Dec-05

0.65

0.90

Price increases, cost cutting

Dr. Reddy's La

RDY

Mar-06

0.40

0.50

Strong generic pipeline

Enzon Pharmac

ENZN

Jun-06

-0.22

0.11

Removal of stock option expense

Mechanical Te

MKTY

Dec-05

-0.30

-0.35

Revised gross margin outlook

Mentor Graphi

MENT

Dec-05

0.56

0.37

Company guidance & results

Northwest Air

NWAC

Dec-05

0.00

0.00

Higher oil & operating costs

Quantum Corp

DSS

Mar-06

0.20

0.12

Weaker demand & pricing pressures

Qwest Communicat

Q

Dec-05

-0.39

-0.35

Stronger Q2 results

Rudolph Techn

RTEC

Dec-05

0.53

0.46

Company results & guidance

Taro Pharmace

TARO

Dec-05

1.20

1.05

Lower than expected Q2 results

Telecom Italia

TI

Dec-05

2.53

1.83

Higher share count

Tenet Healthca

THC

Dec-05

0.06

0.04

Weak performance relative to peers

Wynn Resorts

WYNN

Dec-05

0.35

0.40

Stronger than expected Q2

8/1/2005

Inco Ltd

N

Dec-05

3.90

3.50

Change in company's guidance

Kookmin Bank AD

KB

Dec-05

4.00

4.60

Improved outlook

Marathon Oil

MRO

Dec-05

4.58

6.55

Upstream production growth

7/29/2005

Adv Energy

AEIS

Dec-05

0.22

0.27

Better-than-expected results

Alaska Commun

ALSK

Dec-05

-0.19

-0.08

Stronger wireless ops

Anadarko Petro

APC

Dec-05

8.55

9.60

Higher expected volumes

Andrx Corp

ADRX

Dec-05

1.05

0.75

Not likely to launch generic Concerta

AstraZeneca

AZN

Dec-05

2.44

2.78

Stronger-than-expected sales

Atwood Oce

ATW

Sep-05

1.96

1.68

Lowered expected utilization

Black Box

BBOX

Mar-06

2.75

3.10

Improved outlook

Burlington Res

BR

Dec-05

5.55

6.20

Improved cost control

Chevron Corp

CVX

Dec-05

5.91

6.71

Q2 EPS; updated price, margin forecast

Frontier Airl

FRNT

Mar-06

-0.30

-0.05

Strong unit revenue improvement

Georgia Gulf

GGC

Dec-05

3.50

3.15

Lower-than-expected Q2 EPS

Great Wolf Re

WOLF

Dec-05

0.01

-0.17

Higher costs, lower revenues

Hot Topic

HOTT

Jan-06

0.98

0.88

Weakness in apparel, accessories sales

Nabors Indus

NBR

Dec-05

3.33

3.88

Raises dayrates, cash margin ests

Power-One

PWER

Dec-05

-0.08

-0.13

Weaker Q2 than expected

Powerwave

PWAV

Dec-05

0.38

0.45

Strong Q2 results

Rowan Cos

RDC

Dec-05

1.34

1.59

Raised dayrate ests for H2

Simon Property

SPG

Dec-05

1.68

1.39

Higher projected expenses

Transatlantic

TRH

Dec-05

5.60

5.00

Contracting underwriting margins

7/28/2005

Amer Tower'A'

AMT

Dec-05

-0.16

-0.30

Improved cost controls

Andrew Corp

ANDW

Sep-05

0.42

0.37

Weaker sales outlook

Aspen Insuranc

AHL

Dec-05

3.60

4.15

Better premium, net invstmnt incm grwt

Beazer Homes U

BZH

Sep-05

7.33

8.15

Better than expected margin assumptns

Cabot Corp

CBT

Sep-05

2.25

1.90

Higher feedstock costs

CNA Financial

CNA

Dec-05

2.64

2.93

Better Q2 earnings

Enterasys Netw

ETS

Dec-05

-0.10

-0.03

Accelerated cost cutting

EOG Resources

EOG

Dec-05

3.75

4.55

Higher hydrocarbon price expectations

Furniture Bran

FBN

Dec-05

1.57

1.40

Co. lower 3Q guidance

Grant Prideco

GRP

Dec-05

1.28

1.59

Raised operating margins

Hanover Compres

HC

Dec-05

-0.20

-0.25

Adjusted margins in 2H '05

Kerr-McGee

KMG

Dec-05

11.00

12.30

Better than expected cost controls

Kulicke & Sof

KLIC

Sep-05

-0.38

-0.33

Better than expected guidance

LIN TV'A'

TVL

Dec-05

0.34

0.45

New UPN stations performing better

Martha Stewart

MSO

Dec-05

-0.74

-1.20

Reflects Q2 loss

Maxtor Corp

MXO

Dec-05

-0.12

0.03

Better than expected Q2 results

Millennium Ph

MLNM

Dec-05

-0.27

-0.31

Higher costs

Murphy Oil

MUR

Dec-05

3.08

3.95

Improved refining margins

Nextel Partne

NXTP

Dec-05

0.90

0.80

Strong subscriber net, wider margins

OfficeMax Inc

OMX

Dec-05

1.04

0.62

Poor Q2 results

Pixelworks In

PXLW

Dec-05

0.18

-0.04

Disappointing sales & margin guidance

Premcor

PCO

Dec-05

8.03

11.75

Q2 EPS, updated price margin forecast

Regal Entertai

RGC

Dec-05

0.95

0.76

Revised operating outlook

RehabCare Grou

RHB

Dec-05

1.66

1.40

Costs pressures

Sappi Ltd ADS

SPP

Sep-05

0.44

0.10

Worse conditions in coated paper mkts

Sony Corp ADR

SNE

Mar-06

0.66

0.10

Lower sales growth outlook

Timken Co

TKR

Dec-05

2.22

2.51

Strong profitability & demand

Vertex Pharma

VRTX

Dec-05

-1.62

-2.10

Higher costs & lower revenues

7/27/2005

Allmerica Fina

AFC

Dec-05

2.94

3.29

Better than expected Q2 results

Amerada Hess

AHC

Dec-05

9.32

10.30

Improving EPS operations

Annaly Mortgag

NLY

Dec-05

1.80

1.38

Projected lower revs, higher expenses

ASM Intl N.V.

ASMI

Dec-05

-0.33

-0.04

Better than expected results

Bemis Co

BMS

Dec-05

1.72

1.53

Margin pressures

Biogen Idec

BIIB

Dec-05

1.40

1.57

Lower costs, higher Rituxan revenues

CSX Corp

CSX

Dec-05

2.68

3.26

Higher freight rates, saftey improvmts

ENSCO Intl

ESV

Dec-05

1.37

1.69

Raised expected dayrates & utilization

Hologic Inc

HOLX

Sep-05

1.05

1.20

Higher digital mammography sys sales

Illumina Inc

ILMN

Dec-05

-0.06

-0.12

Weaker sales & gross margins

Intuitive Sur

ISRG

Dec-05

1.04

1.25

Stronger revenue growth

Metso Corp ADS

MX

Dec-05

1.24

1.55

Better than expected results

NetFlix Inc

NFLX

Dec-05

0.08

0.30

Expectations for improved profitabilty

Sanmina-SCI

SANM

Sep-05

0.29

0.25

Disappointing FY Q3 results

Siebel System

SEBL

Dec-05

0.17

0.10

Poor execution & management turnover

Sprint Corp

FON

Dec-05

1.35

1.60

Wider margins from all businss segmnts

Taiwan Semicon

TSM

Dec-05

0.33

0.52

Stronger recovery in demand

Wausau Paper

WPP

Dec-05

0.58

0.32

Softening business conditions

7/26/2005

Agere Systems

AGR

Sep-05

0.11

0.30

Better than expected results, guidance

AK Steel Holdi

AKS

Dec-05

1.65

1.22

Reflects co. guidance

BJ Services

BJS

Sep-05

2.47

2.73

Raised operating margins

Dana Corp

DCN

Dec-05

1.38

1.19

Continued margin pressure

Enterprise Pro

EPD

Dec-05

1.08

0.95

Weak petrochemical seqment

ImClone Syste

IMCL

Dec-05

1.03

1.36

Lower taxes and costs

InFocus Corp

INFS

Dec-05

-0.38

-0.86

Pricing pressures

Informatica C

INFA

Dec-05

0.30

0.34

Better than expected results

Intl Paper

IP

Dec-05

1.45

1.20

Weaker paper & packaging mkts trends

Kilroy Realty

KRC

Dec-05

0.99

0.66

Higher-than-expected G&A expenses

Pharmion Corp

PHRM

Dec-05

0.44

0.57

Better Q2 results, revised guidance

PRIMEDIA Inc

PRM

Dec-05

0.10

-0.04

Weaker than expected outlook

Rayonier Inc

RYN

Dec-05

2.25

2.50

Better than expected Q2 results

Rent-A-Center

RCII

Dec-05

2.25

1.87

Higher energy costs

Smurfit-Stone

SSCC

Dec-05

0.10

-0.15

Weaker containerbrd & contanrs pricing

Technitrol Inc

TNL

Dec-05

0.70

0.50

Cont'd weakness in Consumer business

Tellabs, Inc

TLAB

Dec-05

0.30

0.41

Wider margins, improved sales outlook

TriQuint Semi

TQNT

Dec-05

-0.12

-0.05

Improved Q2 bookings


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