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Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, May 15

May 15, 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
========================================================================
MACK    MERRIMACK PHARMA    -2.14     na      na  -0.22  -872.7   Mar
GALE    GALENA BIOPHARMA    -0.52     na      na  -0.10  -420.0   Mar
AONE    A123 SYSTEMS INC    -0.84  -0.48   -75.0  -0.38  -121.1   Mar
INUV    INUVO INC           -0.13     na      na  -0.07   -85.7   Mar
ELMD    ELECTROMED INC       0.01   0.06   -83.3   0.03   -66.7   Mar
SNSS    SUNESIS PHARMAC     -0.30   0.04      NM  -0.18   -66.7   Mar
CRTX    CORNERSTONE THER     0.04   0.17   -76.5   0.11   -63.6   Mar
PTX     PERNIX THERAPEUT     0.04   0.04     0.0   0.09   -55.6   Mar
PLUG    PLUG POWER INC      -0.28  -0.50    44.0  -0.18   -55.6   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
DSCI    DERMA SCIENCES      -0.24  -0.08  -200.0  -0.16   -50.0   Mar
GOLF    GOLFSMITH INTERN    -0.19  -0.19     0.0  -0.14   -35.7   Mar
MTDR    MATADOR RESOURCE     0.12     na      na   0.17   -29.4   Mar
DVOX    DYNAVOX INC-CL A     0.06   0.09   -33.3   0.08   -25.0   Mar
BGMD    BG MEDICINE         -0.38  -0.27   -40.7  -0.31   -22.6   Mar
ATHX    ATHERSYS INC        -0.17  -0.18     5.6  -0.14   -21.4   Mar
VSCI    VISION-SCIENCES     -0.07     na      na  -0.06   -16.7   Mar
ZGNX    ZOGENIX INC         -0.16  -0.56    71.4  -0.14   -14.3   Mar
RPRX    REPROS THERAPEUT    -0.17  -0.20    15.0  -0.15   -13.3   Mar
FFN     FRIENDFINDER NET    -0.37     na      na  -0.35    -5.7   Mar
WWAY    WESTWAY GROUP        0.00   0.02      NM   0.09      NM   Mar
SARA    SARATOGA RES/TEX     0.00     na      na   0.11      NM   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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