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U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, July 19

July 19, 2012

The following U.S. companies reported positive surprises or matched expectations today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
FFKT    FARMERS CAP BK       0.36  -0.04      NM   0.06   500.0   1.01   15.44
FSL#    FREESCALE SEMICO     0.07   0.33   -78.8   0.02   250.0   0.68    7.14
ACTG#   ACACIA RESEARCH      0.43   0.19   126.3   0.21   104.8   0.02    0.05
KCG     KNIGHT CAPITAL-A     0.20   0.19     5.3   0.10   100.0  -0.13   -1.25
BX      BLACKSTONE GROUP     0.19   0.63   -69.8   0.11    72.7   0.09    0.70
LION#   FIDELITY SOUTHER     0.31   0.20    55.0   0.19    63.2   0.44    5.03
CMCO    COLUMBUS MCKI/NY     0.43   0.20   115.0   0.27    59.3   1.27    9.15
RMBS#   RAMBUS INC          -0.01   0.11      NM  -0.02    50.0   0.01    0.10
MNRK    MONARCH FINANCIA     0.33   0.19    73.7   0.25    32.0   0.20    2.11
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
TXT*    TEXTRON INC          0.58   0.29   100.0   0.44    31.8   2.74   11.53
GMT     GATX CORP            0.80   0.43    86.0   0.61    31.1   2.41    6.17
SYNT    SYNTEL INC           1.04   0.66    57.6   0.81    28.4   0.96    1.64
KEY*    KEYCORP              0.23   0.26   -11.5   0.18    27.8   0.08    1.02
COBZ#   COBIZ FINANCIAL      0.14   0.08    75.0   0.11    27.3  -0.13   -1.90
ETFC*#  E*TRADE FINANCIA     0.14   0.16   -12.5   0.11    27.3  -0.08   -1.01
CBST#   CUBIST PHARM         0.58  -0.34      NM   0.46    26.1  -0.55   -1.34
UFPI#   UNIVERSAL FOREST     0.88   0.33   166.7   0.71    23.9   0.13    0.32
ARB     ARBITRON INC         0.37   0.27    37.0   0.30    23.3   1.07    3.07
WAL#    WESTERN ALLIANCE     0.16   0.05   220.0   0.13    23.1  -0.19   -2.01
ALGN#   ALIGN TECHNOLOGY     0.34   0.20    70.0   0.28    21.4   0.84    2.72
RBCAA   REPUBLIC BNCRP-A     0.46   0.41    12.2   0.38    21.1   0.42    1.84
DO*     DIAMOND OFFSHORE     1.09   1.92   -43.2   0.91    19.8   1.84    2.88
CYN#    CITY NATL CORP       1.04   0.68    52.9   0.88    18.2  -0.45   -0.89
VFC*    VF CORP              1.11   1.19    -6.7   0.94    18.1  10.61    7.48
SWFT#   SWIFT TRANSPORTA     0.27   0.18    50.0   0.23    17.4  -0.37   -4.44
KNL     KNOLL INC            0.28   0.28     0.0   0.24    16.7   0.43    3.16
SNDK*#  SANDISK CORP         0.21   1.14   -81.6   0.18    16.7   0.82    2.39
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
SCHL    SCHOLASTIC CORP      1.99   0.94   111.7   1.71    16.4  -0.81   -2.78
NCR#    NCR CORP             0.65   0.46    41.3   0.57    14.0  -0.07   -0.29
PPBI    PACIFIC PREMIER      0.26   0.09   188.9   0.23    13.0   0.33    3.86
TZOO    TRAVELZOO INC        0.45   0.30    50.0   0.40    12.5  -0.75   -3.45
AMRB    AMER RIVER BANK      0.09   0.02   350.0   0.08    12.5  -0.05   -0.73
AN*     AUTONATION INC       0.66   0.49    34.7   0.59    11.9  -1.67   -3.93
VCBI    VIRGINIA COMM BA     0.19   0.23   -17.4   0.17    11.8  -0.17   -2.02
ADS     ALLIANCE DATA        2.13   1.75    21.7   1.91    11.5   1.64    1.26
CMG*#   CHIPOTLE MEXICAN     2.56   1.59    61.0   2.30    11.3   5.80    1.46
TCB     TCF FINL CORP        0.20   0.19     5.3   0.18    11.1  -1.12   -9.81
DYAX#   DYAX CORP           -0.08   0.00      na  -0.09    11.1  -0.03   -1.09
FCX*    FREEPORT-MCMORAN     0.83   1.43   -42.0   0.75    10.7   1.40    4.24
CVBF    CVB FINANCIAL        0.23   0.20    15.0   0.21     9.5  -0.17   -1.45
GDI#    GARDNER DENVER       1.53   1.35    13.3   1.40     9.3  -0.30   -0.61
LUV*    SOUTHWEST AIR        0.36   0.15   140.0   0.33     9.1  -0.27   -2.87
SASR    SANDY SPRING BAN     0.36   0.34     5.9   0.33     9.1  -0.11   -0.59
DOLE#   DOLE FOOD CO INC     0.78   0.98   -20.4   0.72     8.3   0.08    0.91
MSFT*#  MICROSOFT CORP       0.67   0.69    -2.9   0.62     8.1   0.22    0.71
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
UNH*    UNITEDHEALTH GRP     1.27   1.16     9.5   1.19     6.7  -1.36   -2.41
UNP*    UNION PAC CORP       2.10   1.59    32.1   1.97     6.6   4.17    3.52
BGS#    B&G FOODS INC        0.33   0.26    26.9   0.31     6.5   0.16    0.60
SOMH    SOMERSET HILLS       0.17   0.12    41.7   0.16     6.3   0.17    2.07
HBAN*   HUNTINGTON BANC      0.17   0.16     6.3   0.16     6.3  -0.06   -0.83
CVCY    CENTRAL VALLEY       0.17   0.18    -5.6   0.16     6.3   0.12    1.68
SNA*    SNAP-ON INC          1.30   1.14    14.0   1.23     5.7   5.90    9.62
HUB/B   HUBBELL INC -B       1.29   1.07    20.6   1.22     5.7   0.31    0.38
PGI#    PREMIERE GLOBAL      0.19   0.15    26.7   0.18     5.6  -0.01   -0.11
PBCT*#  PEOPLE’S UNITED      0.20   0.17    17.6   0.19     5.3  -0.07   -0.54
UTEK    ULTRATECH INC        0.41   0.36    13.9   0.39     5.1   2.94    9.56
ISRG*#  INTUITIVE SURGIC     3.75   2.91    28.9   3.57     5.0  -5.15   -0.94
FWRD#   FORWARD AIR CORP     0.48   0.40    20.0   0.46     4.3  -0.46   -1.42
ATHN#   ATHENAHEALTH INC     0.24   0.22     9.1   0.23     4.3  -1.20   -1.36
ORB     ORBITAL SCIENCES     0.25   0.23     8.7   0.24     4.2  -0.21   -1.57
FFIN#   FIRST FIN BANKSH     0.58   0.52    11.5   0.56     3.6  -0.61   -1.69
NVR     NVR INC              8.97   6.48    38.4   8.68     3.3-121.58  -14.03
BBT*    BB&T CORP            0.72   0.44    63.6   0.70     2.9   0.39    1.23
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
FITB*   FIFTH THIRD BANC     0.36   0.35     2.9   0.35     2.9   0.03    0.22
CCNE    CNB FINL CORP/PA     0.35   0.32     9.4   0.34     2.9  -0.11   -0.65
SWY*    SAFEWAY INC          0.50   0.41    22.0   0.49     2.0  -0.69   -4.18
SHW*    SHERWIN-WILLIAMS     2.17   1.66    30.7   2.13     1.9   4.78    3.75
LTM     LIFE TIME FITNES     0.73   0.61    19.7   0.72     1.4  -1.88   -4.04
BAX*    BAXTER INTL INC      1.12   1.07     4.7   1.11     0.9   0.27    0.48
GPC*    GENUINE PARTS CO     1.08   0.96    12.5   1.07     0.9   1.52    2.42
PM*     PHILIP MORRIS IN     1.36   1.34     1.5   1.35     0.7   0.14    0.16
DGX*    QUEST DIAGNOSTIC     1.17   1.12     4.5   1.17     0.0  -2.02   -3.20
DHR*    DANAHER CORP         0.81   0.69    17.4   0.81     0.0  -0.99   -1.90
EGP#    EASTGROUP PROP       0.77   0.73     5.5   0.77     0.0  -0.64   -1.18
VZ*     VERIZON COMMUNIC     0.64   0.57    12.3   0.64     0.0  -1.35   -2.94
SON     SONOCO PRODUCTS      0.58   0.60    -3.3   0.58     0.0  -1.67   -5.41
HOMB    HOME BANCSHARES      0.54   0.46    17.4   0.54     0.0  -1.20   -3.85
EFII#   ELEC FOR IMAGING     0.30   0.23    30.4   0.30     0.0  -0.05   -0.33
OCFC#   OCEANFIRST FINL      0.30   0.28     7.1   0.30     0.0  -0.32   -2.23
ASBC#   ASSOC BANC-CORP      0.24   0.15    60.0   0.24     0.0  -0.22   -1.67
FENB    1ST ENTERPRISE B     0.22     na      na   0.22     0.0   0.00    0.00
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
UMPQ    UMPQUA HOLDINGS      0.21   0.15    40.0   0.21     0.0  -0.90   -6.55
HTLD#   HEARTLAND EXPRES     0.21   0.25   -16.0   0.21     0.0  -0.15   -1.08
CY      CYPRESS SEMICON      0.18   0.32   -43.8   0.18     0.0  -0.36   -3.01
HNI     HNI CORP             0.17   0.11    54.5   0.17     0.0   0.79    2.90
MYE     MYERS INDS INC       0.17   0.14    21.4   0.17     0.0  -0.56   -3.22
ENTG    ENTEGRIS INC         0.16   0.24   -33.3   0.16     0.0  -0.17   -2.06
AF      ASTORIA FINL         0.13   0.18   -27.8   0.13     0.0   0.00    0.00
BKMU#   BANK MUTUAL CORP     0.03   0.03     0.0   0.03     0.0  -0.08   -1.80
CPHD#   CEPHEID INC          0.02   0.03   -33.3   0.02     0.0   0.54    1.25

* - 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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