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Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, July 20

July 20, 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    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
EVBS    EASTERN VIRGINIA     0.08  -0.02      NM   0.03   166.7   Jun
FMFC    FIRST M&F CORP       0.14   0.08    75.0   0.09    55.6   Jun
BHI*    BAKER HUGHES INC     1.00   0.93     7.5   0.77    29.9   Jun
STI*    SUNTRUST BANKS       0.50   0.33    51.5   0.44    13.6   Jun
MOSY    MOSYS INC           -0.13  -0.11   -18.2  -0.15    13.3   Jun
UBNK    UNITED FINANCIAL     0.20   0.18    11.1   0.18    11.1   Jun
AROW    ARROW FINL CORP      0.48   0.50    -4.0   0.44     9.1   Jun
MAN     MANPOWER INC         0.76   0.87   -12.6   0.71     7.0   Jun
AEP*    AMERICAN ELECTRI     0.77   0.73     5.5   0.72     6.9   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
SLB*    SCHLUMBERGER LTD     1.05   0.87    20.7   1.00     5.0   Jun
GE*     GENERAL ELECTRIC     0.38   0.34    11.8   0.37     2.7   Jun
SXT     SENSIENT TECHNOL     0.72   0.67     7.5   0.71     1.4   Jun
CYT     CYTEC INDS           1.55   0.92    68.5   1.53     1.3   Jun
IDXX    IDEXX LABS           0.91   0.83     9.6   0.90     1.1   Jun
XRX*    XEROX CORP           0.26   0.27    -3.7   0.26     0.0   Jun

* - 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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