Fortune Brands (FO) now sees 2010 EPS of $2.50-2.80, vs. a previous $2.30-2.80, reflecting...

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Fortune Brands (FO) now sees 2010 EPS of $2.50-2.80, vs. a previous $2.30-2.80, reflecting strong demand for its spirits and home products brands. But FO stays put on the high end of its guidance, "because there is still uncertainty in global economies and it remains to be seen how the expiration of U.S. government stimulus programs will impact home products demand." Shares -0.9%.