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Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, May 2

May 02, 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
========================================================================
CZR     CAESARS ENTERTAI    -2.24     na      na  -0.87  -157.5   Mar
NTRI    NUTRISYSTEM INC     -0.15  -0.06  -150.0  -0.08   -87.5   Mar
GLPW    GLOBAL POWER EQU     0.05   0.05     0.0   0.24   -79.2   Mar
BGFV    BIG 5 SPORTING       0.01   0.13   -92.3   0.03   -66.7   Mar
END     ENDEAVOUR INTERN    -0.41  -0.30   -36.7  -0.27   -51.9   Mar
PNX     PHOENIX COS          0.06   0.09   -33.3   0.12   -50.0   Mar
SYX     SYSTEMAX INC         0.22   0.37   -40.5   0.38   -42.1   Mar
IRWD    IRONWOOD PHARMAC    -0.34  -0.19   -78.9  -0.24   -41.7   Mar
MHGC    MORGANS HOTEL GR    -0.55  -1.02    46.1  -0.39   -41.0   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
WXS     WRIGHT EXPRESS       0.59   0.66   -10.6   0.91   -35.2   Mar
EE      EL PASO ELECTRIC     0.08   0.16   -50.0   0.12   -33.3   Mar
RSO     RESOURCE CAPITAL     0.15   0.26   -42.3   0.21   -28.6   Mar
DVN*    DEVON ENERGY CO      1.05   1.34   -21.6   1.43   -26.6   Mar
ACAS    AMERICAN CAPITAL     0.14   0.23   -39.1   0.19   -26.3   Mar
MRO*    MARATHON OIL         0.67   1.65   -59.4   0.87   -23.0   Mar
CPK     CHESAPEAKE UTIL      1.13   1.39   -18.7   1.41   -19.9   Mar
PEET    PEETS COFFEE &       0.25   0.41   -39.0   0.31   -19.4   Mar
NRCI    NATL RESEARCH        0.56   0.51     9.8   0.68   -17.6   Mar
GEVO    GEVO INC            -0.68  -0.76    10.5  -0.58   -17.2   Mar
ANAD    ANADIGICS INC       -0.21  -0.07  -200.0  -0.18   -16.7   Mar
VNR     VANGUARD NATURAL     0.41   0.55   -25.5   0.49   -16.3   Mar
WTS     WATTS WATER TE-A     0.43   0.43     0.0   0.51   -15.7   Mar
ALE     ALLETE INC           0.66   1.07   -38.3   0.77   -14.3   Mar
BZH     BEAZER HOMES USA    -0.48  -0.74    35.1  -0.42   -14.3   Mar
RPXC    RPX CORP             0.15   0.14     7.1   0.17   -11.8   Mar
USU     USEC INC            -0.21  -0.14   -50.0  -0.19   -10.5   Mar
MSCI    MSCI INC-A           0.44   0.43     2.3   0.47    -6.4   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
AVA     AVISTA CORP          0.65   0.73   -11.0   0.68    -4.4   Mar
SPW     SPX CORP             0.23   0.49   -53.1   0.24    -4.2   Mar
DDR     DDR CORP             0.24   0.24     0.0   0.25    -4.0   Mar
ROG     ROGERS CORP          0.26   0.63   -58.7   0.27    -3.7   Mar
SEIC    SEI INVESTMENTS      0.28   0.29    -3.4   0.29    -3.4   Mar
BMR     BIOMED REALTY TR     0.30   0.29     3.4   0.31    -3.2   Mar
BCPC    BALCHEM CORP         0.31   0.30     3.3   0.32    -3.1   Mar
AGN*    ALLERGAN INC         0.86   0.77    11.7   0.87    -1.1   Mar
BXP*    BOSTON PROPERTIE     1.12   1.12     0.0   1.13    -0.9   Mar
TRK     SPEEDWAY MOTORSP     0.00   0.08      NM   0.03      NM   Mar
TFSL    TFS FINANCIAL CO     0.00   0.01      NM   0.03      NM   Mar
SURW    SUREWEST COMMUNI    -0.13   0.13      NM   0.08      NM   Mar
SLTM    SOLTA MEDICAL IN    -0.03   0.00      na   0.00      na   Mar
OCZ     OCZ TECHNOLOGY      -0.11  -0.02  -450.0   0.00      na   Feb

* - 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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