This table includes earnings expectations for S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected, according to First Call, and may change

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Date

Company

Qtr.

First Call View

Yr. - Ago EPS

No. of Analysts

22-Feb.

Comcast

4

$-0.15

$-0.24

10

22-Feb.

Ecolab

4

$0.29

$0.26

8

22-Feb.

Interpublic

4

$0.78

$0.71

6

22-Feb.

Claiborne, Liz

4

$0.72

$0.70

12

22-Feb.

Lowe's

4

$0.27

$0.21

23

22-Feb.

Nordstrom

4

$0.47

$0.38

20

23-Feb.

Boston Scientific

4

$0.22

$0.20

27

23-Feb.

Home Depot

4

$0.26

$0.20

24

23-Feb.

Longs Drug Stores

4

$0.60

$0.56

4

23-Feb.

Limited

4

$1.07

$0.91

18

23-Feb.

Westvaco

1

$0.25

$0.32

6

24-Feb.

Autodesk

4

$0.54

$0.60

11

24-Feb.

Conseco

4

$0.89

$0.79

12

24-Feb.

Consolidated Stores

4

$1.05

$1.34

15

24-Feb.

Fleetwood Enterprises

3

$0.55

$0.57

4

24-Feb.

Tandy

4

$1.01

$0.88

12

25-Feb.

Brown-Forman

3

$0.73

$0.66

5

25-Feb.

Gap

4

$0.50

$0.36

18

25-Feb.

H&R Block

3

$-0.17

$-0.17

7

25-Feb.

Penney, J.C.

4

$0.73

$1.36

15

25-Feb.

Novell

1

$0.08

$0.04

6

25-Feb.

Viacom

4

$0.13

$-0.29

18

25-Feb.

Waste Management

4

$0.58

$0.16

12

Sometime during the week

Columbia/HCA

4

$0.23

$-0.63

16

Sometime during the week

Dillard's

4

$1.08

$1.00

14

Sometime during the week

Harcourt General

1

$-0.28

$-0.21

2

Sometime during the week

Mirage Resorts

4

$0.22

$0.26

23

Sometime during the week

Marsh & McLennan

4

$0.63

$0.53

11

Sometime during the week

Dollar General

4

$0.33

$0.30

13

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