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Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 1

August 01, 2012

The following U.S. companies reported negative earnings surprises 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
========================================================================
MRGE    MERGE HEALTHCARE    -0.06  -0.04   -50.0  -0.02  -200.0   Jun
PNX     PHOENIX COS          0.01   0.13   -92.3   0.10   -90.0   Jun
MDCI    MED ACTION INDS      0.01   0.02   -50.0   0.04   -75.0   Jun
DWSN    DAWSON GEOPHYS       0.14   0.04   250.0   0.41   -65.9   Jun
TAXI    MEDALLION FINL       0.09   0.08    12.5   0.23   -60.9   Jun
EDGW    EDGEWATER TECH       0.04   0.03    33.3   0.09   -55.6   Jun
TROX    TRONOX LTD-CL A      0.36   0.98   -63.3   0.57   -36.8   Jun
OMCL    OMNICELL INC         0.04   0.08   -50.0   0.06   -33.3   Jun
DVN*    DEVON ENERGY CO      0.55   1.71   -67.8   0.82   -32.9   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
RSO     RESOURCE CAPITAL     0.14   0.25   -44.0   0.19   -26.3   Jun
DM      DOLAN CO/THE         0.09   0.19   -52.6   0.12   -25.0   Jun
RDN     RADIAN GROUP INC    -0.60  -0.13  -361.5  -0.49   -22.4   Jun
DST     DST SYSTEMS INC      0.77   1.05   -26.7   0.97   -20.6   Jun
OC      OWENS CORNING        0.54   0.61   -11.5   0.64   -15.6   Jun
ASCA    AMERISTAR CASINO     0.51   0.50     2.0   0.59   -13.6   Jun
OSG     OVERSEAS SHIPHLD    -1.52  -1.20   -26.7  -1.37   -10.9   Jun
ENR     ENERGIZER HOLDGS     1.18   1.37   -13.9   1.32   -10.6   Jun
AGP     AMERIGROUP CORP      0.63   0.99   -36.4   0.70   -10.0   Jun
AVP*    AVON PRODUCTS        0.20   0.49   -59.2   0.22    -9.1   Jun
HVB     HUDSON VALL HLDG     0.25   0.38   -34.2   0.27    -7.4   Jun
SSYS    STRATASYS INC        0.30   0.23    30.4   0.32    -6.3   Jun
EXC*    EXELON CORP          0.61   1.05   -41.9   0.63    -3.2   Jun
MTOR    MERITOR INC          0.38   0.26    46.2   0.39    -2.6   Jun
SNH     SENIOR HOUSING       0.45   0.44     2.3   0.46    -2.2   Jun
D*      DOMINION RES/VA      0.59   0.59     0.0   0.60    -1.7   Jun
KCP     KENNETH COLE-A      -0.03   0.03      NM   0.06      NM   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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