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

August 01, 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
========================================================================
AMRI    ALBANY MOLECULAR     0.06  -0.02      NM   0.02   200.0   Jun
CLMT    CALUMET SPECIALT     1.14   0.06  1800.0   0.53   115.1   Jun
VG      VONAGE HOLDINGS      0.09   0.10   -10.0   0.05    80.0   Jun
AMT*    AMERICAN TOWER C     0.75   0.66    13.6   0.42    78.6   Jun
LDL     LYDALL INC           0.37   0.18   105.6   0.25    48.0   Jun
DTG     DOLLAR THRIFTY       1.69   1.35    25.2   1.24    36.3   Jun
RTI     RTI INTL METALS      0.17   0.07   142.9   0.13    30.8   Jun
SBGI    SINCLAIR BROAD-A     0.37   0.26    42.3   0.29    27.6   Jun
BOKF    BOK FINL CORP        1.43   1.00    43.0   1.13    26.5   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PSX*    PHILLIPS 66          2.23   1.60    39.4   1.78    25.3   Jun
POZN    POZEN INC           -0.17  -0.21    19.0  -0.22    22.7   Jun
BKW     BURGER KING WORL     0.17     na      na   0.14    21.4   Jun
FVE     FIVE STAR QUA        0.06   0.17   -64.7   0.05    20.0   Jun
ETAK    ELEPHANT TALK CO    -0.04     na      na  -0.05    20.0   Jun
WEC*    WISCONSIN ENERGY     0.51   0.41    24.4   0.44    15.9   Jun
NATR    NATURE’S SUNSHNE     0.46   0.36    27.8   0.40    15.0   Jun
RRD*    RR DONNELLEY & S     0.49   0.53    -7.5   0.43    14.0   Jun
MMP     MAGELLAN MIDSTRE     1.01   0.91    11.0   0.90    12.2   Jun
NTLS    NTELOS HOLDINGS      0.28   0.60   -53.3   0.25    12.0   Jun
EPD     ENTERPRISE PRODU     0.64   0.51    25.5   0.58    10.3   Jun
TRK     SPEEDWAY MOTORSP     0.65   0.49    32.7   0.59    10.2   Jun
BAH     BOOZ ALLEN HAMIL     0.46   0.41    12.2   0.42     9.5   Jun
H       HYATT HOTELS-A       0.24   0.27   -11.1   0.22     9.1   Jun
HUN     HUNTSMAN CORP        0.58   0.48    20.8   0.54     7.4   Jun
GAS*    AGL RESOURCES        0.30   0.33    -9.1   0.28     7.1   Jun
LFUS    LITTELFUSE INC       1.07   1.15    -7.0   1.00     7.0   Jun
BCPC    BALCHEM CORP         0.33   0.32     3.1   0.31     6.5   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
ROC     ROCKWOOD HOLDING     1.24   1.17     6.0   1.17     6.0   Jun
SPW     SPX CORP             0.78   0.91   -14.3   0.74     5.4   Jun
CMCSA*  COMCAST CORP-A       0.50   0.42    19.0   0.48     4.2   Jun
EE      EL PASO ELECTRIC     0.77   0.78    -1.3   0.74     4.1   Jun
HSP*    HOSPIRA INC          0.51   0.94   -45.7   0.49     4.1   Jun
TNS     TNS INC              0.54   0.52     3.8   0.52     3.8   Jun
ICE*    INTERCONTINENTAL     1.99   1.69    17.8   1.93     3.1   Jun
WXS     WRIGHT EXPRESS       1.00   0.91     9.9   0.98     2.0   Jun
HOG*    HARLEY-DAVIDSON      1.07   0.81    32.1   1.05     1.9   Jun
TWX*    TIME WARNER INC      0.59   0.60    -1.7   0.58     1.7   Jun
MAC     MACERICH CO          0.74   0.72     2.8   0.73     1.4   Jun
MA*     MASTERCARD INC-A     5.65   4.76    18.7   5.58     1.3   Jun
AGN*    ALLERGAN INC         1.07   0.96    11.5   1.06     0.9   Jun
HSNI    HSN INC              0.61   0.53    15.1   0.61     0.0   Jun
MRO*    MARATHON OIL         0.59   0.96   -38.5   0.59     0.0   Jun
ADP*    AUTOMATIC DATA       0.53   0.48    10.4   0.53     0.0   Jun
VICL    VICAL INC           -0.09  -0.12    25.0  -0.09     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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