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S&P EPS Changes: Citigroup, Acxiom, KB Home


From Standard & Poor's Equity Research

EPS Changes

Company

Symbol

FY-End

Prior

New

Comment

Acxiom Corp

ACXM

Mar-08

1.02

0.52

Deterioration of business conditions

Citigroup Inc

C

Dec-07

4.58

3.89

Subprime effects on EPS

9/28/2007

CNOOC Ltd ADS

CEO

Dec-07

9.33

10.49

Increase forecastd crude selling price

Jabil Circuit

JBL

Aug-08

2.00

1.33

Long term debt doubled

KB Home

KBH

Nov-07

-1.40

-9.90

Near $800 million in write offs

9/27/2007

Bally Technology

BYI

Jun-08

0.80

1.38

Higher volumes & postive pricing

Rite Aid

RAD

Feb-08

-0.09

-0.15

Lower than expected sales guidance

9/26/2007

Ashland Inc

ASH

Sep-08

4.45

3.87

Hydrocarbon pricing may pressure mrgns

EnCana Corp

ECA

Dec-07

6.51

5.52

Weaker refining & natural gas

Timberland Co

TBL

Dec-07

1.19

0.90

Softner market trends

Worthington

WOR

May-08

1.33

1.48

Better than expected Q-1

9/25/2007

Adtran Inc

ADTN

Dec-07

1.20

1.03

Lower sales growth

China Finance

JRJC

Dec-07

0.34

0.41

Stronger growth in core services

Dillard's Inc

DDS

Jan-08

1.05

0.80

Losing market share to competitors

KKR Financial

KFN

Dec-07

-0.59

0.07

Higher share count, sale income gain

Lennar Corp

LEN

Nov-07

-1.90

-7.40

Declining sales & narrow margins

Repsol YPF S.A

REP

Dec-07

2.93

3.60

Strong refining margins

9/24/2007

Alum Corp

ACH

Dec-07

2.88

3.30

See lower tax rate, more affil. income

Brilliance

BCAHY

Dec-07

0.38

0.26

Change of convertible bond terms

Harman Intl

HAR

Jun-08

5.07

4.17

Co. guidance; R&D costs


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