Dallas-based distribution giant Fleming yesterday [Monday] updated the earnings guidance for its 2002 and 2003 fiscal years. Total earnings per share are anticipated to range from US$2.65 to US$2.75 in 2002. This represents net earnings growth of approximately 18% compared to 2001. The fully diluted average share count for the year is anticipated to be 52 million shares, up from 48.9 million for 2001.