Xilinx, Abbott Labs Guide Higher, Host Hotels & Resorts Guides Inline

Avago Technologies Raises Guidance
Avago Technologies (AVGO) said it now expects fourth quarter revenue of approximately $417.5 million. The company’s previous guidance was revenue of $388.4 million to $399.3 million, but there currently are no revenue estimates for the quarter ending November 1, 2009.

Xilinx Guides Revenue Above Estimates
Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) said it expects third quarter revenue of $439.8 million to $456.4 million. The current consensus estimate is revenue of $422.5 million for the quarter ending December 31, 2009.

WD-40 Guides Earnings Above Estimates
WD-40 Company (WDFC) said it expects 2010 earnings of $1.80 to $1.95 per share on revenue of $298.0 million to $318.0 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.74 per share on revenue of $299.1 million for the year ending August 31, 2010.

Abbott Labs Raises Guidance
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) said it now expects 2009 earnings of $3.70 to $3.72 per share. The company’s previous guidance was earnings of $3.65 to $3.70 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.69 per share for the year ending December 31, 2009.

AptarGroup Guides Inline
AptarGroup Inc. (ATR) said it expects fourth quarter earnings of $0.43 to $0.48 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.46 per share for the quarter ending December 31, 2009.

Landstar System Guides Inline
Landstar System Inc. (LSTR) said it expects fourth quarter earnings of $0.37 to $0.42 per share on revenue of approximately $500.7 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.40 per share on revenue of $507.9 million for the quarter ending December 31, 2009.

Datalink Guides Inline
Datalink Corp. (DTLK) said it expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $0.03 to $0.07 per share on revenue of $45.0 million to $49.0 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.06 per share on revenue of $48.0 million for the quarter ending December 31, 2009.

Host Hotels & Resorts Guides Inline
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) said it now expects 2009 funds from operaitons of $0.46 to $0.51 per share, including items of $0.25 per share. The current consensus FFO estimate is $0.49 per share for the year ending December 31, 2009.

Source: http://www.earningswhispers.com/