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U.S. Companies Reporting Higher Quarterly EPS, Feb. 28

February 28, 2012

The following U.S. companies reported higher earnings per share for their latest quarter (end date of the quarter is noted in the last column).

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
HFC     HOLLYFRONTIER CO     1.06   0.14   657.1   1.20   -11.7   Dec
POZN    POZEN INC            2.04   0.62   229.0   1.98     3.0   Dec
BBEP    BREITBURN ENERGY    -0.02  -0.33    93.9   0.14      NM   Dec
FARO#   FARO TECH            0.56   0.29    93.1   0.51     9.8   Dec
ARI#    APOLLO COMMERCIA     0.41   0.22    86.4   0.39     5.1   Dec
VSI     VITAMIN SHOPPE       0.38   0.22    72.7   0.33    15.2   Dec
YRCW    YRC WORLDWIDE IN   -12.46 -42.00    70.3  -6.23  -100.0   Dec
PQ      PETROQUEST ENERG     0.05   0.03    66.7   0.03    66.7   Dec
MWE#    MARKWEST ENERGY     -0.06  -0.15    60.0   0.49      NM   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
SAFM    SANDERSON FARMS     -0.36  -0.87    58.6   0.18      NM   Jan
ARCC    ARES CAPITAL COR     0.48   0.32    50.0   0.40    20.0   Dec
IPXL    IMPAX LABS INC       0.33   0.23    43.5   0.21    57.1   Dec
SAH     SONIC AUTOMOTI-A     0.43   0.30    43.3   0.38    13.2   Dec
GTLS    CHART INDUSTRIES     0.51   0.36    41.7   0.62   -17.7   Dec
APEI#   AMERICAN PUBLIC      0.71   0.52    36.5   0.60    18.3   Dec
WRC#    WARNACO GROUP IN     0.97   0.74    31.1   0.99    -2.0   Dec
DPZ     DOMINO’S PIZZA       0.52   0.40    30.0   0.49     6.1   Dec
PRX     PAR PHARMACEUTIC     0.78   0.61    27.9   0.75     4.0   Dec
HSII    HEIDRICK & STRUG     0.37   0.29    27.6   0.40    -7.5   Dec
AZO*    AUTOZONE INC         4.15   3.34    24.3   4.04     2.7   Feb
SWX     SOUTHWEST GAS CP     1.19   0.98    21.4   1.00    19.0   Dec
FDML    FEDERAL MOGUL        0.51   0.42    21.4   0.44    15.9   Dec
MENT    MENTOR GRAPHICS      0.58   0.48    20.8   0.50    16.0   Jan
SJI     SOUTH JERSEY IND     1.05   0.87    20.7   1.14    -7.9   Dec
CVC*    CABLEVISION SY-A     0.44   0.37    18.9   0.23    91.3   Dec
VPHM    VIROPHARMA INC       0.61   0.52    17.3   0.55    10.9   Dec
ECL*    ECOLAB INC           0.70   0.60    16.7   0.70     0.0   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
SYX#    SYSTEMAX INC         0.41   0.36    13.9   0.46   -10.9   Dec
MGLN    MAGELLAN HEALTH      1.05   0.95    10.5   0.79    32.9   Dec
CRZO    CARRIZO OIL&GAS      0.23   0.21     9.5   0.35   -34.3   Dec
TECD    TECH DATA CORP       1.75   1.63     7.4   1.66     5.4   Jan
XYL*    XYLEM INC            0.40   0.38     5.3   0.46   -13.0   Dec
SRE*    SEMPRA ENERGY        1.23   1.18     4.2   1.06    16.0   Dec
ABVT    ABOVENET INC         0.90   0.87     3.4   0.62    45.2   Dec
EXLS#   EXLSERVICE HOLDI     0.37   0.36     2.8   0.32    15.6   Dec

Number of companies reporting higher earnings today:           35
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            69

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
# - Company reported in the late afternoon.

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at at csoong@Bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at at atanzi@Bloomberg.net


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