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Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, April 27

April 27, 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
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
ABFS    ARKANSAS BEST       -0.71  -0.51   -39.2  -0.18  -294.4   Mar
EKDKQ   EASTMAN KODAK       -1.30  -0.92   -41.3  -0.67   -94.0   Mar
KVHI    KVH INDUSTRIES      -0.09  -0.10    10.0  -0.05   -80.0   Mar
HMSY    HMS HOLDINGS COR     0.08   0.11   -27.3   0.10   -20.0   Mar
MGLN    MAGELLAN HEALTH      0.75   1.02   -26.5   0.90   -16.7   Mar
DTE*    DTE ENERGY CO        0.91   1.11   -18.0   1.09   -16.5   Mar
NAFC    NASH FINCH CO        0.47   0.71   -33.8   0.55   -14.5   Mar
CPN     CALPINE CORP        -0.14  -0.23    39.1  -0.13    -7.7   Mar
CVH*    COVENTRY HEALTH      0.62   0.66    -6.1   0.67    -7.5   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
LG      LACLEDE GROUP        1.27   1.23     3.3   1.37    -7.3   Mar
OB      ONEBEACON INS-A      0.26   0.28    -7.1   0.28    -7.1   Mar
B       BARNES GROUP INC     0.41   0.34    20.6   0.44    -6.8   Mar
FLIR*   FLIR SYSTEMS         0.31   0.32    -3.1   0.33    -6.1   Mar
AXL     AMER AXLE & MFG      0.61   0.50    22.0   0.64    -4.7   Mar
IMGN    IMMUNOGEN INC       -0.24  -0.22    -9.1  -0.23    -4.3   Mar
CVX*    CHEVRON CORP         3.17   3.09     2.6   3.28    -3.4   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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