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U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, 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 estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
EVBS    EASTERN VIRGINIA     0.08  -0.02      NM   0.03   166.7   0.14    3.50
FMFC    FIRST M&F CORP       0.14   0.08    75.0   0.09    55.6   0.40    7.14
BHI*    BAKER HUGHES INC     1.00   0.93     7.5   0.77    29.9   3.91    9.37
STI*    SUNTRUST BANKS       0.50   0.33    51.5   0.44    13.6  -0.84   -3.45
MOSY    MOSYS INC           -0.13  -0.11   -18.2  -0.15    13.3   0.11    3.56
UBNK    UNITED FINANCIAL     0.20   0.18    11.1   0.18    11.1   0.54    3.84
AROW    ARROW FINL CORP      0.48   0.50    -4.0   0.44     9.1  -0.02   -0.08
MAN     MANPOWER INC         0.76   0.87   -12.6   0.71     7.0  -2.33   -6.53
AEP*    AMERICAN ELECTRI     0.77   0.73     5.5   0.72     6.9  -0.10   -0.24
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
SLB*    SCHLUMBERGER LTD     1.05   0.87    20.7   1.00     5.0   0.76    1.11
GE*     GENERAL ELECTRIC     0.38   0.34    11.8   0.37     2.7   0.20    1.01
SXT     SENSIENT TECHNOL     0.72   0.67     7.5   0.71     1.4  -0.64   -1.71
CYT     CYTEC INDS           1.55   0.92    68.5   1.53     1.3  -1.06   -1.64
IDXX    IDEXX LABS           0.91   0.83     9.6   0.90     1.1  -3.02   -3.26
XRX*    XEROX CORP           0.26   0.27    -3.7   0.26     0.0  -0.44   -6.05

* - 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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