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

May 02, 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
========================================================================
XCO     EXCO RESOURCES I     0.03   0.13   -76.9  -0.01      NM   Mar
VICL    VICAL INC            0.00  -0.12      NM  -0.08      NM   Mar
EPOC    EPOCRATES INC        0.09   0.06    50.0   0.01   800.0   Mar
WCG     WELLCARE HEALTH      1.32   0.66   100.0   0.51   158.8   Mar
SIR     SELECT INCOME RE     1.34     na      na   0.54   148.1   Mar
PSEM    PERICOM SEMICOND     0.07   0.10   -30.0   0.03   133.3   Mar
CLMT    CALUMET SPECIALT     0.97   0.25   288.0   0.45   115.6   Mar
SKYW    SKYWEST INC         -0.01  -0.20    95.0  -0.16    93.8   Mar
HSC     HARSCO CORP          0.07   0.12   -41.7   0.04    75.0   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
MWA     MUELLER WATER-A     -0.01  -0.07    85.7  -0.04    75.0   Mar
WMGI    WRIGHT MED GROUP     0.18   0.18     0.0   0.11    63.6   Mar
REXX    REX ENERGY CORP      0.11   0.02   450.0   0.07    57.1   Mar
DWSN    DAWSON GEOPHYS       0.70  -0.62      NM   0.45    55.6   Mar
EEQ     ENBRIDGE ENERGY      0.44     na      na   0.29    51.7   Mar
MSO     MARTHA STEWART-A    -0.05  -0.13    61.5  -0.10    50.0   Mar
NMRX    NUMEREX CORP-A       0.10   0.02   400.0   0.07    42.9   Mar
CHMT    CHEMTURA CORP        0.24   0.14    71.4   0.17    41.2   Mar
KEYN    KEYNOTE SYSTEMS      0.21   0.19    10.5   0.15    40.0   Mar
RDC*    ROWAN COMPANIES      0.47   0.24    95.8   0.34    38.2   Mar
CSV     CARRIAGE SERVICE     0.29   0.19    52.6   0.21    38.1   Mar
MBRG    MIDDLEBURG FINAN     0.23   0.18    27.8   0.17    35.3   Mar
PZZA    PAPA JOHN’S INTL     0.79   0.64    23.4   0.59    33.9   Mar
VG      VONAGE HOLDINGS      0.08   0.09   -11.1   0.06    33.3   Mar
PKD     PARKER DRILLING      0.22   0.05   340.0   0.17    29.4   Mar
EPD     ENTERPRISE PRODU     0.73   0.49    49.0   0.57    28.1   Mar
LDL     LYDALL INC           0.23   0.15    53.3   0.18    27.8   Mar
THOR    THORATEC CORP        0.51   0.35    45.7   0.40    27.5   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PEG*    PUB SERV ENTERP      0.85   0.85     0.0   0.67    26.9   Mar
MTOR    MERITOR INC          0.33   0.14   135.7   0.26    26.9   Mar
GBL     GAMCO INVESTORS      0.90   0.65    38.5   0.71    26.8   Mar
USAT    USA TECHNOLOGIES    -0.03  -0.11    72.7  -0.04    25.0   Mar
VSH     VISHAY INTERTECH     0.21   0.49   -57.1   0.17    23.5   Mar
CBT     CABOT CORP           0.96   0.81    18.5   0.78    23.1   Mar
RRD*    RR DONNELLEY & S     0.44   0.33    33.3   0.36    22.2   Mar
ASCA    AMERISTAR CASINO     0.75   0.41    82.9   0.62    21.0   Mar
AB      ALLIANCEBERNSTEI     0.29   0.42   -31.0   0.24    20.8   Mar
STRI    STR HOLDINGS INC     0.07   0.33   -78.8   0.06    16.7   Mar
RGR     STURM RUGER & CO     0.79   0.42    88.1   0.68    16.2   Mar
HSNI    HSN INC              0.44   0.34    29.4   0.38    15.8   Mar
TMH     TEAM HEALTH HOLD     0.37   0.34     8.8   0.32    15.6   Mar
OKS     ONEOK PARTNERS L     0.91   0.58    56.9   0.79    15.2   Mar
AGP     AMERIGROUP CORP      0.64   1.37   -53.3   0.56    14.3   Mar
ATW     ATWOOD OCEANICS      0.90   1.08   -16.7   0.79    13.9   Mar
ENR     ENERGIZER HOLDGS     1.22   1.04    17.3   1.08    13.0   Mar
WWWW    WEB.COM GROUP        0.35   0.24    45.8   0.31    12.9   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
KNXA    KENEXA CORP          0.19  -0.34      NM   0.17    11.8   Mar
IACI    IAC/INTERACTIVEC     0.51   0.37    37.8   0.46    10.9   Mar
AFAM    ALMOST FAMILY IN     0.51   0.65   -21.5   0.46    10.9   Mar
MAC     MACERICH CO          0.76   0.52    46.2   0.69    10.1   Mar
CTB     COOPER TIRE & RU     0.34   0.25    36.0   0.31     9.7   Mar
CEVA    CEVA INC             0.24   0.23     4.3   0.22     9.1   Mar
CLH     CLEAN HARBORS        0.63   0.46    37.0   0.58     8.6   Mar
CW      CURTISS-WRIGHT       0.48   0.52    -7.7   0.45     6.7   Mar
HR      HEALTHCARE RLTY      0.33   0.30    10.0   0.31     6.5   Mar
CBE*    COOPER INDS          1.06   0.87    21.8   1.00     6.0   Mar
SBGI    SINCLAIR BROAD-A     0.36   0.19    89.5   0.34     5.9   Mar
RBC     REGAL BELOIT         1.16   0.99    17.2   1.10     5.5   Mar
KND     KINDRED HEALTHCA     0.40   0.65   -38.5   0.38     5.3   Mar
TWX*    TIME WARNER INC      0.67   0.58    15.5   0.64     4.7   Mar
CMCSA*  COMCAST CORP-A       0.45   0.36    25.0   0.43     4.7   Mar
BEN*    FRANKLIN RES INC     2.32   2.25     3.1   2.22     4.5   Mar
TTEC    TELETECH HLDGS       0.29   0.29     0.0   0.28     3.6   Mar
IPHS    INNOPHOS HOLDING     0.90   1.08   -16.7   0.87     3.4   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
CPO     CORN PRODUCTS        1.26   1.28    -1.6   1.22     3.3   Mar
CVS*    CVS CAREMARK COR     0.65   0.57    14.0   0.63     3.2   Mar
HIW     HIGHWOODS PROP       0.70   0.61    14.8   0.68     2.9   Mar
DEI     DOUGLAS EMMETT       0.35   0.41   -14.6   0.34     2.9   Mar
MCHP*   MICROCHIP TECH       0.46   0.59   -22.0   0.45     2.2   Mar
TNS     TNS INC              0.51   0.40    27.5   0.50     2.0   Mar
CLX*    CLOROX CO            1.05   1.03     1.9   1.03     1.9   Mar
MA*     MASTERCARD INC-A     5.36   4.29    24.9   5.30     1.1   Mar
BIO     BIO-RAD LABS-A       1.09   1.26   -13.5   1.08     0.9   Mar
DVA*    DAVITA INC           1.46   0.96    52.1   1.45     0.7   Mar
GTN     GRAY TELEVISION      0.04  -0.09      NM   0.00      na   Mar
ICE*    INTERCONTINENTAL     2.02   1.77    14.1   2.02     0.0   Mar
VC      VISTEON CORP         0.65   0.82   -20.7   0.65     0.0   Mar
SLRC    SOLAR CAPITAL LT     0.58   0.53     9.4   0.58     0.0   Mar
JKHY    JACK HENRY           0.42   0.38    10.5   0.42     0.0   Mar
APL     ATLAS PIPELINE P     0.28  -0.38      NM   0.28     0.0   Mar
TTMI    TTM TECHNOLOGIES     0.23   0.40   -42.5   0.23     0.0   Mar
OZM     OCH-ZIFF CAPIT-A     0.13   0.16   -18.8   0.13     0.0   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
SRZ     SUNRISE SENIOR       0.02  -0.32      NM   0.02     0.0   Mar
EDGW    EDGEWATER TECH       0.02   0.03   -33.3   0.02     0.0   Mar
KEYW    KEYW HOLDING COR     0.01   0.00      na   0.01     0.0   Mar
GMO     GENERAL MOLY INC    -0.03  -0.05    40.0  -0.03     0.0   Mar
SMED    SHARPS COMPLIANC    -0.03  -0.04    25.0  -0.03     0.0   Mar
QUIK    QUICKLOGIC CORP     -0.09  -0.01  -800.0  -0.09     0.0   Mar
BTUI    BTU INTL INC        -0.21   0.19      NM  -0.21     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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