Bloomberg News

U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, May 14

May 14, 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          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
TEAR    TEARLAB CORP        -0.44     na      na  -0.10  -340.0  -0.17   -4.13
ASEI#   AMERICAN SCIENCE     0.15   1.03   -85.4   0.83   -81.9  -0.12   -0.18
VSTM    VERASTEM INC        -0.47     na      na  -0.28   -67.9  -0.41   -4.13
CONM#   CONMED HEALTHCAR     0.02   0.04   -50.0   0.04   -50.0  -0.12   -3.48
CSOD#   CORNERSTONE ONDE    -0.15  -0.32    53.1  -0.10   -50.0  -0.51   -2.71
SUMR#   SUMMER INFANT IN     0.07   0.11   -36.4   0.12   -41.7  -0.01   -0.21
PTN     PALATIN TECH INC    -0.17     na      na  -0.13   -30.8   0.02    3.97
PFSW#   PFSWEB INC          -0.10  -0.11     9.1  -0.09   -11.1  -0.12   -3.06
AL#     AIR LEASE C          0.26     na      na   0.28    -7.1  -0.29   -1.21
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
PDII#   PDI INC             -0.02  -0.04    50.0   0.04      NM  -0.14   -1.64
MPAA    MOTORCAR PARTS      -0.83   0.30      NM   0.06      NM  -0.58   -7.99

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
# - Company reported in the late afternoon.

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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