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Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, April 24

April 24, 2012

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

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
LII     LENNOX INTL INC      0.01  -0.11      NM  -0.11      NM   Mar
PEBO    PEOPLES BANC INC     0.82   0.15   446.7   0.34   141.2   Mar
SNV     SYNOVUS FINL         0.02  -0.10      NM   0.01   100.0   Mar
UMBF    UMB FINANCIAL        1.15   0.76    51.3   0.61    88.5   Mar
RF*     REGIONS FINANCIA     0.14   0.00      na   0.08    75.0   Mar
CSL     CARLISLE COS INC     0.94   0.53    77.4   0.61    54.1   Mar
GSBC    GREAT SOUTHN BAN     0.65   0.36    80.6   0.43    51.2   Mar
FCF     FIRST COMMON FIN     0.13   0.07    85.7   0.09    44.4   Mar
X*      US STEEL CORP        0.67  -1.11      NM   0.49    36.7   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
TWIN    TWIN DISC INC        0.81   0.40   102.5   0.60    35.0   Mar
LCAV    LCA-VISION INC       0.20   0.11    81.8   0.15    33.3   Mar
MLI     MUELLER INDS         0.69   0.89   -22.5   0.55    25.5   Mar
PVTB    PRIVATEBANCORP       0.15   0.10    50.0   0.12    25.0   Mar
BYD     BOYD GAMING CORP     0.10  -0.01      NM   0.08    25.0   Mar
HSY*    HERSHEY CO/THE       0.96   0.72    33.3   0.81    18.5   Mar
BOKF    BOK FINL CORP        1.22   0.94    29.8   1.03    18.4   Mar
ORIT    ORITANI FINANCIA     0.20   0.13    53.8   0.17    17.6   Mar
PH*     PARKER HANNIFIN      2.01   1.68    19.6   1.71    17.5   Mar
ETRM    ENTEROMEDICS INC    -0.15  -0.18    16.7  -0.18    16.7   Mar
ALXN    ALEXION PHARM        0.45   0.30    50.0   0.39    15.4   Mar
PCAR*   PACCAR INC           0.91   0.53    71.7   0.79    15.2   Mar
LECO    LINCOLN ELECTRIC     0.76   0.50    52.0   0.66    15.2   Mar
PNR     PENTAIR INC          0.64   0.52    23.1   0.56    14.3   Mar
RYN     RAYONIER INC         0.42   0.47   -10.6   0.37    13.5   Mar
FMER    FIRSTMERIT CORP      0.28   0.25    12.0   0.25    12.0   Mar
IIVI    II-VI INC            0.28   0.36   -22.2   0.25    12.0   Mar
MMM*    3M CO                1.63   1.49     9.4   1.49     9.4   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
ASH     ASHLAND INC          1.52   0.86    76.7   1.39     9.4   Mar
UTX*    UNITED TECH CORP     1.31   1.11    18.0   1.20     9.2   Mar
AKS     AK STEEL HLDG       -0.11   0.08      NM  -0.12     8.3   Mar
LRY     LIBERTY PROP         0.68   0.64     6.3   0.63     7.9   Mar
BHI*    BAKER HUGHES INC     0.86   0.87    -1.1   0.80     7.5   Mar
MHP*    MCGRAW-HILL COS      0.51   0.39    30.8   0.48     6.3   Mar
T*      AT&T INC             0.60   0.57     5.3   0.57     5.3   Mar
CPLA    CAPELLA EDUCATIO     0.82   0.97   -15.5   0.78     5.1   Mar
PEI     PENN REIT            0.43   0.37    16.2   0.41     4.9   Mar
SBNY    SIGNATURE BANK       0.90   0.75    20.0   0.86     4.7   Mar
CHCO    CITY HOLDING CO      0.67   0.62     8.1   0.64     4.7   Mar
WAB     WABTEC CORP          1.22   0.85    43.5   1.17     4.3   Mar
KSU     KANSAS CITY SOUT     0.75   0.58    29.3   0.72     4.2   Mar
SCL     STEPAN CO            1.97   1.63    20.9   1.90     3.7   Mar
COH*    COACH INC            0.77   0.62    24.2   0.75     2.7   Mar
ITW*    ILLINOIS TOOL WO     0.97   0.91     6.6   0.95     2.1   Mar
R*      RYDER SYSTEM INC     0.59   0.51    15.7   0.58     1.7   Mar
OSIS    OSI SYSTEMS INC      0.65   0.48    35.4   0.64     1.6   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
LXK*    LEXMARK INTL-A       1.05   1.14    -7.9   1.05     0.0   Mar
SIAL*   SIGMA-ALDRICH        0.99   0.94     5.3   0.99     0.0   Mar
WU*     WESTERN UNION        0.40   0.35    14.3   0.40     0.0   Mar
PPBI    PACIFIC PREMIER      0.25   0.44   -43.2   0.25     0.0   Mar
HSII    HEIDRICK & STRUG     0.05  -0.14      NM   0.05     0.0   Mar
NURO    NEUROMETRIX INC     -0.33  -0.72    54.2  -0.33     0.0   Mar

* - 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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