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U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, March 12

March 12, 2012

The following U.S. companies reported positive surprises or matched expectations today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
MVC     MVC CAPITAL INC      0.05   0.07   -28.6  -0.01      NM  -0.01   -0.08
CCL*    CARNIVAL CORP        0.02   0.19   -89.5  -0.05      NM   0.31    1.01
USCR    US CONCRETE INC      0.01  -0.53      NM  -0.35      NM  -0.06   -1.11
HTH     HILLTOP HOLDINGS     0.09   0.02   350.0   0.02   350.0   0.18    2.19
ARGN    AMERIGON INC         0.34   0.15   126.7   0.10   240.0   1.26    8.30
DM      DOLAN CO/THE         0.36   0.22    63.6   0.19    89.5  -0.05   -0.53
OSIR    OSIRIS THERAPEUT     0.15   0.13    15.4   0.09    66.7  -0.06   -1.19
BIOS    BIOSCRIP INC         0.13   0.08    62.5   0.09    44.4  -0.02   -0.29
OPTT    OCEAN POWER TECH    -0.21  -0.33    36.4  -0.34    38.2   0.36   12.25
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
PLOW    DOUGLAS DYNAMICS     0.29   0.23    26.1   0.21    38.1   0.21    1.62
AL      AIR LEASE C          0.31     na      na   0.24    29.2  -0.11   -0.45
MELA    MELA SCIENCES IN    -0.17  -0.21    19.0  -0.23    26.1  -0.11   -2.28
NVAX    NOVAVAX INC         -0.03  -0.06    50.0  -0.04    25.0   0.10    7.75
FCEL    FUELCELL ENERGY     -0.05  -0.10    50.0  -0.06    16.7   0.11    7.33
WLFC    WILLIS LEASE         0.36     na      na   0.31    16.1  -0.32   -2.19
ANN     ANN INC              0.10   0.19   -47.4   0.09    11.1   0.44    1.61
HIBB    HIBBETT SPORTS I     0.59   0.44    34.1   0.56     5.4  -0.41   -0.80
CTRN    CITI TRENDS INC     -0.19   0.52      NM  -0.20     5.0   0.54    4.73
AIS     ANTARES PHARMA       0.00  -0.02      NM   0.00      na  -0.22   -7.48
KMGB    KMG CHEMICALS        0.29   0.21    38.1   0.29     0.0  -0.01   -0.06
IPAR#   INTER PARFUMS        0.15   0.20   -25.0   0.15     0.0  -0.06   -0.37
BFDI    BREKFORD CORP        0.01     na      na   0.01     0.0   0.01    1.67
ALXA#   ALEXZA PHARMACEU    -0.12   0.42      NM  -0.12     0.0   0.00    0.00
PPHM    PEREGRINE PHARMA    -0.13  -0.14     7.1  -0.13     0.0  -0.05   -7.32

* - 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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