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Could earnings reports spark relief rally? Analysts say maybe

...reports as opposed to a negative impact from the preannouncements," said Chuck Hill, director of research at Thomson Financial/First Call. But in July amid accounting worries, investors dumped stocks when earnings statements that met expectations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/05/bus_356658.shtml
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...or 51 cents a share, up from $178 million, or 13 cents a share, a year earlier. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call had expected earnings of 50 cents a share. Polaroid retirees seek to stop sale BOSTON - A group of Polaroid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/23/bus_349377.shtml
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BellSouth shares sink on poor profits

...Excluding one-time charges, BellSouth earned $996 million, or 53 cents per share. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call had expected 57 cents. Investors responded by dumping BellSouth shares. The stock sank more than 18 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/23/bus_349381.shtml
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...month, up from its previous estimate of 55 cents per share. The consensus forecast of analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call was 56 cents per share. DuPont reported second-quarter earnings of 41 cents per share last year. Tax break...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/26/bus_346166.shtml
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First-quarter reports provide little catalyst for antsy market

...earnings overall are expected to drop an average of about 11 percent from the same time a year ago, according to Thomson Financial/ First Call. What's been especially dismaying to investors eager for good news is that many companies are still worried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/22/bus_339879.shtml
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Retail sales in February uneven

...as same-store sales. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial/First Call expected a 7.7 percent gain. Same-store...sales gain of 2 percent. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial/First Call anticipated a decline of 2 percent. On the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/08/bus_337364.shtml
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...cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call predicted Exxon Mobil would earn 39 cents a share. Revenue...line with the 58 cents expected by analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/24/bus_334562.shtml
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Home Depot posts higher net incom

...28 cents a share, in the same period last year. The results matched the consensus of analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call. For the first nine months of the fiscal year, The Home Depot earned $2.33 billion, or 99 cents a share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/14/bus_326355.shtml
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...28 cents a share, in the same period last year. The results matched the consensus of analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call. For the first nine months of the fiscal year, The Home Depot earned $2.33 billion, or 99 cents a share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/14/bus_326357.shtml
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Consumers again flock to discount stores in October

...percent gain in same-store sales. That beat the 5.2 percent consensus forecast of analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial/First Call. Wal-Mart's total sales were up 14.6 percent. Another big winner was Costco Wholesale Corp., which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/09/bus_325092.shtml
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