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Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, May 11

May 11, 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
========================================================================
ASEN    AMERICAN STANDAR    -0.89     na      na  -0.08 -1012.5   Mar
RECV    RECOVERY ENERGY     -0.24  -0.24     0.0  -0.08  -200.0   Mar
ACFN    ACORN ENERGY INC    -0.24     na      na  -0.10  -140.0   Mar
LIME    LIME ENERGY CO      -0.19  -0.15   -26.7  -0.10   -90.0   Mar
KCAP    KOHLBERG CAPITAL     0.02   0.21   -90.5   0.18   -88.9   Mar
AVII    AVI BIOPHARMA       -0.13   0.02      NM  -0.07   -85.7   Mar
WAVX    WAVE SYSTEMS-A      -0.09     na      na  -0.05   -80.0   Mar
IPSU    IMPERIAL SUGAR      -0.54   0.34      NM  -0.32   -68.8   Mar
MBI     MBIA INC             0.05  -5.68      NM   0.13   -61.5   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
UNXL    UNI-PIXEL INC       -0.29  -0.43    32.6  -0.19   -52.6   Mar
STEM    STEMCELLS INC       -0.45  -0.40   -12.5  -0.30   -50.0   Mar
BSTC    BIOSPECIFICS TEC     0.11   0.51   -78.4   0.21   -47.6   Mar
CUTR    CUTERA INC          -0.38  -0.28   -35.7  -0.26   -46.2   Mar
ASYS    AMTECH SYS INC      -0.33   0.77      NM  -0.23   -43.5   Mar
BCEI    BONANZA CREEK EN     0.16     na      na   0.27   -40.7   Mar
CDXS    CODEXIS INC         -0.21  -0.10  -110.0  -0.15   -40.0   Mar
OVRL    OVERLAND STORAGE    -0.16  -0.22    27.3  -0.12   -33.3   Mar
ABCD    CAMBIUM LEARNING    -0.37     na      na  -0.29   -27.6   Mar
GOK     GEOKINETICS INC     -1.38  -1.73    20.2  -1.10   -25.5   Mar
DAR     DARLING INTL         0.24   0.43   -44.2   0.29   -17.2   Mar
ECTE    ECHO THERAPEUTIC    -0.08  -0.20    60.0  -0.07   -14.3   Mar
ANAC    ANACOR PHARMACEU    -0.48  -0.49     2.0  -0.43   -11.6   Mar
GEN     GENON ENERGY INC    -0.10   0.01      NM  -0.09   -11.1   Mar
FRF     FORTEGRA FINANCI     0.17   0.20   -15.0   0.19   -10.5   Mar
BBOX    BLACK BOX CORP       0.65   0.75   -13.3   0.71    -8.5   Mar
ALIM    ALIMERA SCIENCES    -0.14  -0.15     6.7  -0.13    -7.7   Mar
SGNT    SAGENT PHARMACEU    -0.30     na      na  -0.28    -7.1   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
OMER    OMEROS CORP         -0.40  -0.30   -33.3  -0.38    -5.3   Mar
FULL    FULL CIRCLE CAPI     0.22     na      na   0.23    -4.3   Mar
TZYM    TRANZYME INC        -0.34     na      na  -0.33    -3.0   Mar
USEG    US ENERGY CORP      -0.01  -0.05    80.0   0.01      NM   Mar
RNF     RENTECH NITROGEN    -0.01     na      na   0.36      NM   Mar
AAIR    AVANTAIR INC        -0.03  -0.05    40.0   0.02      NM   Mar
LBTYA   LIBERTY GLOBAL-A    -0.07   1.02      NM   0.15      NM   Mar
BASI    BIOANALYTICAL SY    -0.27     na      na   0.07      NM   Mar
LOCM    LOCAL.COM CORP      -0.01   0.00      na   0.00      na   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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