Bloomberg News

U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, March 1

March 01, 2012

The following U.S. companies reported negative earnings surprises today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings to earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
RMTI    ROCKWELL MED TEC    -0.49  -0.10  -390.0  -0.06  -716.7   0.10    1.05
KRA     KRATON PERFORMAN    -0.66   0.44      NM  -0.12  -450.0   1.22    4.39
LAWS    LAWSON PRODUCTS     -0.63     na      na  -0.13  -384.6   0.29    1.78
CWST    CASELLA WASTE       -0.92  -0.24  -283.3  -0.25  -268.0  -0.20   -3.05
SATC    SATCON TECH         -0.38  -0.02 -1800.0  -0.14  -171.4   0.00    0.00
ASCMA   ASCENT CAPITAL-A    -0.46     na      na  -0.17  -170.6  -1.56   -3.17
MMLP    MARTIN MIDSTREAM     0.06   0.53   -88.7   0.30   -80.0  -0.13   -0.37
CWT     CALIF WATER SRVC     0.04   0.12   -66.7   0.19   -78.9  -0.97   -5.05
MDR     MCDERMOTT INTL       0.04   0.19   -78.9   0.19   -78.9   1.80   13.78
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
JRCC    JAMES RIVER COAL     0.02   0.14   -85.7   0.09   -77.8   0.48    8.38
CAS     CASTLE (AM)          0.03   0.00      na   0.11   -72.7  -0.54   -4.72
SPPI    SPECTRUM PHARMAC     0.13   0.08    62.5   0.30   -56.7  -0.26   -1.83
MSO     MARTHA STEWART-A     0.03   0.05   -40.0   0.06   -50.0  -0.21   -4.67
MOTR    MOTRICITY INC       -0.14   0.14      NM  -0.10   -40.0  -0.04   -2.58
FIX     COMFORT SYSTEMS      0.07   0.15   -53.3   0.11   -36.4  -0.51   -4.46
TPC     TUTOR PERINI COR     0.50   0.40    25.0   0.75   -33.3   0.26    1.65
GEN     GENON ENERGY INC    -0.17  -0.06  -183.3  -0.13   -30.8   0.02    0.81
DAR     DARLING INTL         0.25   0.22    13.6   0.33   -24.2   1.19    7.44
ORN     ORION MARINE        -0.19   0.11      NM  -0.16   -18.8   0.06    0.82
MCGC    MCG CAPITAL CORP     0.09   0.17   -47.1   0.11   -18.2  -0.35   -7.29
KOS     KOSMOS ENERGY LT     0.09     na      na   0.11   -18.2   0.04    0.29
BID     SOTHEBY’S            1.04   1.38   -24.6   1.25   -16.8  -3.59   -9.13
DGI     DIGITALGLOBE INC     0.10   0.03   233.3   0.12   -16.7  -2.42  -15.74
MITT    AG MORTGAGE INVE     0.61     na      na   0.71   -14.1   0.20    1.00
EPIQ    EPIQ SYSTEMS INC     0.24   0.21    14.3   0.26    -7.7   1.01    8.79
CFI     CULP INC             0.14   0.18   -22.2   0.15    -6.7   0.42    4.02
ADUS    ADDUS HOMECARE       0.17   0.14    21.4   0.18    -5.6   0.06    1.67
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
GEF     GREIF INC-CL A       0.55   0.86   -36.0   0.58    -5.2  -1.39   -2.71
NCT     NEWCASTLE INVT C     0.34   1.18   -71.2   0.35    -2.9   0.14    2.57
ACW     ACCURIDE CORP       -0.19  -4.47    95.7   0.04      NM   0.08    1.01
EROC    EAGLE ROCK ENERG    -0.21   0.06      NM   0.08      NM   0.10    0.92
PETD    PETRO DEV CORP      -0.35  -0.17  -105.9   0.21      NM   2.31    7.10

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

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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