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Midafternoon Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, July 26

July 26, 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
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MHO     M/I HOMES INC        0.17  -0.49      NM  -0.06      NM   Jun
AMAG    AMAG PHARMACEUTI     0.15  -0.92      NM  -0.37      NM   Jun
ACAT    ARCTIC CAT INC       0.14  -0.13      NM  -0.08      NM   Jun
ORI     OLD REPUB INTL       0.22  -0.25      NM   0.03   633.3   Jun
STC     STEWART INFO SVC     1.05   0.28   275.0   0.33   218.2   Jun
TASR    TASER INTL           0.06  -0.04      NM   0.02   200.0   Jun
MTH     MERITAGE HOMES C     0.24   0.02  1100.0   0.09   166.7   Jun
LBY     LIBBEY INC           0.98   0.50    96.0   0.48   104.2   Jun
SPNC    SPECTRANETICS        0.02   0.02     0.0   0.01   100.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PCS*    METROPCS COMMUNI     0.41   0.24    70.8   0.22    86.4   Jun
PHM*    PULTEGROUP INC       0.11  -0.15      NM   0.06    83.3   Jun
EFSC    ENTERPRISE FINAN     0.44   0.52   -15.4   0.26    69.2   Jun
VDSI    VASCO DATA INTL      0.19   0.07   171.4   0.12    58.3   Jun
FAF     FIRST AMERICAN F     0.68   0.30   126.7   0.43    58.1   Jun
OSK     OSHKOSH CORP         0.75   0.75     0.0   0.54    38.9   Jun
VCI     VALASSIS COMM        1.04   0.67    55.2   0.77    35.1   Jun
GPK     GRAPHIC PACKAGIN     0.12   0.09    33.3   0.09    33.3   Jun
TOFC    TOWER FINL CORP      0.28   0.22    27.3   0.22    27.3   Jun
FCAL    FIRST CAL FIN GR     0.10   0.07    42.9   0.08    25.0   Jun
FNP     FIFTH & PACIFIC     -0.09  -0.34    73.5  -0.12    25.0   Jun
GTI     GRAFTECH INTL        0.22   0.25   -12.0   0.18    22.2   Jun
FRME    FIRST MERCHANTS      0.28   0.18    55.6   0.23    21.7   Jun
UTHR    UNITED THERAPEUT     1.34   1.18    13.6   1.11    20.7   Jun
CAB     CABELA’S INC         0.47   0.32    46.9   0.39    20.5   Jun
DDE     DOVER DOWNS GAMI     0.06   0.04    50.0   0.05    20.0   Jun
GNC     GNC HOLDINGS INC     0.62   0.39    59.0   0.52    19.2   Jun
CDI     CDI CORP             0.25   0.14    78.6   0.21    19.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
AGCO    AGCO CORP            2.08   1.35    54.1   1.78    16.9   Jun
TEN     TENNECO INC          1.14   0.81    40.7   0.98    16.3   Jun
RTN*    RAYTHEON CO          1.41   1.23    14.6   1.22    15.6   Jun
STEL    STELLARONE CORP      0.23   0.14    64.3   0.20    15.0   Jun
TNC     TENNANT CO           0.71   0.56    26.8   0.62    14.5   Jun
BHE     BENCHMARK ELECTR     0.32   0.25    28.0   0.28    14.3   Jun
UTX*    UNITED TECH CORP     1.62   1.45    11.7   1.42    14.1   Jun
ASH     ASHLAND INC          2.04   0.92   121.7   1.80    13.3   Jun
NUS     NU SKIN ENTERP-A     0.94   0.65    44.6   0.83    13.3   Jun
HOT*    STARWOOD HOTELS      0.70   0.50    40.0   0.62    12.9   Jun
IRM*    IRON MOUNTAIN        0.35   0.29    20.7   0.31    12.9   Jun
RYN     RAYONIER INC         0.54   0.45    20.0   0.48    12.5   Jun
BC      BRUNSWICK CORP       0.93   0.73    27.4   0.83    12.0   Jun
MHP*    MCGRAW-HILL COS      0.85   0.68    25.0   0.76    11.8   Jun
PTEN    PATTERSON-UTI        0.49   0.52    -5.8   0.44    11.4   Jun
TREX    TREX CO INC          0.59   0.12   391.7   0.53    11.3   Jun
PMTI    PALOMAR MED TECH    -0.08  -0.21    61.9  -0.09    11.1   Jun
DAN     DANA HOLDING         0.56   0.45    24.4   0.51     9.8   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
MYL*    MYLAN INC            0.60   0.52    15.4   0.55     9.1   Jun
BABY    NATUS MEDICAL        0.12   0.09    33.3   0.11     9.1   Jun
DLX     DELUXE CORP          0.85   0.75    13.3   0.78     9.0   Jun
EME     EMCOR GROUP INC      0.49   0.47     4.3   0.45     8.9   Jun
WRLD    WORLD ACCEPTANCE     1.63   1.27    28.3   1.50     8.7   Jun
NEE*    NEXTERA ENERGY       1.26   1.18     6.8   1.16     8.6   Jun
CNBC    CENTER BANCORP       0.26   0.22    18.2   0.24     8.3   Jun
HSY*    HERSHEY CO/THE       0.66   0.56    17.9   0.61     8.2   Jun
CRR     CARBO CERAMICS       1.38   1.29     7.0   1.28     7.8   Jun
MJN*    MEAD JOHNSON         0.83   0.72    15.3   0.77     7.8   Jun
JRN     JOURNAL COMMUN-A     0.14   0.10    40.0   0.13     7.7   Jun
NYT     NEW YORK TIMES-A     0.14   0.14     0.0   0.13     7.7   Jun
CME*    CME GROUP INC        0.89   0.88     1.1   0.83     7.2   Jun
TDY     TELEDYNE TECH        1.06   1.04     1.9   0.99     7.1   Jun
KMT     KENNAMETAL INC       1.06   1.04     1.9   0.99     7.1   Jun
MCO*    MOODY’S CORP         0.76   0.73     4.1   0.71     7.0   Jun
GPI     GROUP 1 AUTOMOTI     1.25   1.06    17.9   1.17     6.8   Jun
IART    INTEGRA LIFESCIE     0.74   0.70     5.7   0.70     5.7   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
CMS*    CMS ENERGY CORP      0.40   0.26    53.8   0.38     5.3   Jun
IPG*    INTERPUBLIC GRP      0.22   0.22     0.0   0.21     4.8   Jun
NOV*    NATL OILWELL VAR     1.46   1.14    28.1   1.40     4.3   Jun
CPF     CENTRAL PACIFIC      0.26   0.20    30.0   0.25     4.0   Jun
OFC     CORP OFFICE PROP     0.54   0.02  2600.0   0.52     3.8   Jun
BMS*    BEMIS CO             0.54   0.51     5.9   0.52     3.8   Jun
DPS*    DR PEPPER SNAPPL     0.85   0.77    10.4   0.82     3.7   Jun
CELG*   CELGENE CORP         1.22   0.89    37.1   1.18     3.4   Jun
COLB    COLUMBIA BANKING     0.30   0.22    36.4   0.29     3.4   Jun
VTR*    VENTAS INC           0.95   0.80    18.8   0.92     3.3   Jun
MDP     MEREDITH CORP        0.67   0.66     1.5   0.65     3.1   Jun
CNX*    CONSOL ENERGY        0.33   0.76   -56.6   0.32     3.1   Jun
WPI*    WATSON PHARM         1.42   1.01    40.6   1.38     2.9   Jun
ABC*    AMERISOURCEBERGE     0.71   0.66     7.6   0.69     2.9   Jun
CAM*    CAMERON INTERNAT     0.74   0.66    12.1   0.72     2.8   Jun
COR     CORESITE REALTY      0.37   0.30    23.3   0.36     2.8   Jun
LSTR    LANDSTAR SYSTEM      0.76   0.62    22.6   0.74     2.7   Jun
PLD*    PROLOGIS INC         0.43   0.35    22.9   0.42     2.4   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
BLL*    BALL CORP            0.89   0.85     4.7   0.87     2.3   Jun
LLL*    L-3 COMM HLDGS       1.92   2.15   -10.7   1.88     2.1   Jun
RS      RELIANCE STEEL       1.44   1.31     9.9   1.41     2.1   Jun
EVR     EVERCORE PARTN-A     0.49   0.43    14.0   0.48     2.1   Jun
ADC     AGREE REALTY         0.50   0.54    -7.4   0.49     2.0   Jun
OXY*    OCCIDENTAL PETE      1.64   2.23   -26.5   1.61     1.9   Jun
CCMP    CABOT MICROELEC      0.55   0.54     1.9   0.54     1.9   Jun
KMB*    KIMBERLY-CLARK       1.30   1.18    10.2   1.28     1.6   Jun
CLI     MACK-CALI REALTY     0.62   0.69   -10.1   0.61     1.6   Jun
ZMH*    ZIMMER HLDGS         1.34   1.21    10.7   1.32     1.5   Jun
ALK     ALASKA AIR GROUP     1.53   1.22    25.4   1.51     1.3   Jun
MMM*    3M CO                1.66   1.60     3.7   1.65     0.6   Jun
CL*     COLGATE-PALMOLIV     1.33   1.26     5.6   1.33     0.0   Jun
SUI     SUN COMMUNITIES      0.78   0.74     5.4   0.78     0.0   Jun
WM*     WASTE MANAGEMENT     0.52   0.54    -3.7   0.52     0.0   Jun
WDR     WADDELL & REED-A     0.52   0.58   -10.3   0.52     0.0   Jun
DEST    DESTINATION MATE     0.52   0.73   -28.8   0.52     0.0   Jun
IP*     INTL PAPER CO        0.46   0.80   -42.5   0.46     0.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
CLP     COLONIAL PROPS       0.32   0.32     0.0   0.32     0.0   Jun
UACL    UNIVERSAL TRUCKL     0.30   0.25    20.0   0.30     0.0   Jun
DDD     3D SYSTEMS CORP      0.27   0.22    22.7   0.27     0.0   Jun
DRE     DUKE REALTY CORP     0.26   0.29   -10.3   0.26     0.0   Jun
MGI     MONEYGRAM INTERN     0.23 -10.64      NM   0.23     0.0   Jun
BGCP    BGC PARTNERS-A       0.17   0.21   -19.0   0.17     0.0   Jun
NPBC    NATL PENN BCSHS      0.15   0.15     0.0   0.15     0.0   Jun
GHM     GRAHAM CORP          0.14   0.30   -53.3   0.14     0.0   Jun
BSX*    BOSTON SCIENTIFC     0.11   0.12    -8.3   0.11     0.0   Jun
BNCL    BENEFICIAL MUTUA     0.05   0.04    25.0   0.05     0.0   Jun
PSTB    PARK STERLING CO     0.03  -0.11      NM   0.03     0.0   Jun
RCL     ROYAL CARIBBEAN      0.03   0.43   -93.0   0.03     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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