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Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, July 24

July 24, 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
========================================================================
CYNO    CYNOSURE INC-A       0.20  -0.01      NM   0.08   150.0   Jun
AKS     AK STEEL HLDG        0.10   0.32   -68.8   0.05   100.0   Jun
ABCB    AMERIS BANCORP       0.08   0.06    33.3   0.04   100.0   Jun
PRGX    PRGX GLOBAL INC      0.06   0.03   100.0   0.03   100.0   Jun
SIX     SIX FLAGS ENTERT     1.28   0.66    93.9   0.73    75.3   Jun
WIBC    WILSHIRE BANCORP     0.31  -0.09      NM   0.18    72.2   Jun
FUBC    1ST UNITED BANCO     0.05   0.03    66.7   0.03    66.7   Jun
PBNY    PROVIDENT NEW YO     0.18   0.07   157.1   0.12    50.0   Jun
SNV     SYNOVUS FINL         0.03  -0.06      NM   0.02    50.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PRWT    PREMIERWEST BANC    -0.20  -0.27    25.9  -0.37    45.9   Jun
PCH     POTLATCH CORP        0.13   0.21   -38.1   0.09    44.4   Jun
RF*     REGIONS FINANCIA     0.20   0.01  1900.0   0.14    42.9   Jun
VMED    VIRGIN MEDIA INC     0.27   0.30   -10.0   0.20    35.0   Jun
CPLA    CAPELLA EDUCATIO     0.85   0.99   -14.1   0.64    32.8   Jun
LMT*    LOCKHEED MARTIN      2.38   2.14    11.2   1.91    24.6   Jun
PEBO    PEOPLES BANC INC     0.51   0.32    59.4   0.41    24.4   Jun
HLX     HELIX ENERGY SOL     0.51   0.39    30.8   0.42    21.4   Jun
PVTB    PRIVATEBANCORP       0.19   0.08   137.5   0.16    18.8   Jun
FMER    FIRSTMERIT CORP      0.33   0.27    22.2   0.28    17.9   Jun
BIIB*   BIOGEN IDEC INC      1.82   1.36    33.8   1.56    16.7   Jun
OLN     OLIN CORP            0.60   0.54    11.1   0.53    13.2   Jun
NBTB    NBT BANCORP INC      0.42   0.43    -2.3   0.38    10.5   Jun
TBBK    BANCORP INC/THE      0.12   0.02   500.0   0.11     9.1   Jun
CSL     CARLISLE COS INC     1.39   0.87    59.8   1.28     8.6   Jun
WAB     WABTEC CORP          1.33   0.94    41.5   1.23     8.1   Jun
ABG     ASBURY AUTO GRP      0.69   0.51    35.3   0.64     7.8   Jun
WASH    WASH TRUST BANC      0.55   0.46    19.6   0.51     7.8   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PII     POLARIS INDS         0.98   0.69    42.0   0.91     7.7   Jun
R*      RYDER SYSTEM INC     1.00   0.92     8.7   0.93     7.5   Jun
WU*     WESTERN UNION        0.46   0.42     9.5   0.43     7.0   Jun
NWE     NORTHWESTERN COR     0.31   0.30     3.3   0.29     6.9   Jun
STL     STERLING BANCORP     0.16   0.12    33.3   0.15     6.7   Jun
CE      CELANESE CORP-A      1.47   1.66   -11.4   1.39     5.8   Jun
T*      AT&T INC             0.66   0.60    10.0   0.63     4.8   Jun
SBNY    SIGNATURE BANK       0.93   0.88     5.7   0.89     4.5   Jun
SPG*    SIMON PROPERTY       1.89   1.65    14.5   1.81     4.4   Jun
SAVE    SPIRIT AIRLINES      0.49   0.37    32.4   0.47     4.3   Jun
RAI*    REYNOLDS AMERICA     0.79   0.67    17.9   0.76     3.9   Jun
PNR     PENTAIR INC          0.83   0.75    10.7   0.80     3.7   Jun
YDNT    YOUNG INNOVATION     0.56   0.50    12.0   0.54     3.7   Jun
AVY*    AVERY DENNISON       0.56   0.78   -28.2   0.54     3.7   Jun
JAH     JARDEN CORP          1.14   0.89    28.1   1.10     3.6   Jun
MO*     ALTRIA GROUP INC     0.59   0.53    11.3   0.57     3.5   Jun
PCAR*   PACCAR INC           0.83   0.65    27.7   0.81     2.5   Jun
DPZ     DOMINO’S PIZZA       0.47   0.40    17.5   0.46     2.2   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
CR      CRANE CO             0.96   0.85    12.9   0.94     2.1   Jun
BEAV    BE AEROSPACE         0.69   0.54    27.8   0.68     1.5   Jun
DD*     DU PONT (EI)         1.48   1.37     8.0   1.46     1.4   Jun
LXK*    LEXMARK INTL-A       0.89   1.36   -34.6   0.88     1.1   Jun
WAT*    WATERS CORP          1.17   1.08     8.3   1.16     0.9   Jun
APD*    AIR PRODS & CHEM     1.41   1.46    -3.4   1.41     0.0   Jun
SIAL*   SIGMA-ALDRICH        0.97   0.93     4.3   0.97     0.0   Jun
LII     LENNOX INTL INC      0.96   0.84    14.3   0.96     0.0   Jun
LRY     LIBERTY PROP         0.63   0.65    -3.1   0.63     0.0   Jun
MBVT    MERCHANTS BCSHS      0.57   0.58    -1.7   0.57     0.0   Jun
EMC*    EMC CORP/MA          0.39   0.35    11.4   0.39     0.0   Jun
BBCN    BBCN BANCORP INC     0.21   0.14    50.0   0.21     0.0   Jun
STLD    STEEL DYNAMICS       0.20   0.43   -53.5   0.20     0.0   Jun
PRLB    PROTO LABS INC       0.20     na      na   0.20     0.0   Jun
WBMD    WEBMD HEALTH COR    -0.13   0.23      NM  -0.13     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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