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Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 3

August 03, 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
========================================================================
STEM    STEMCELLS INC        0.03  -2.90      NM  -0.26      NM   Jun
PTIE    PAIN THERAPEUTIC     0.00  -0.03      NM  -0.01      NM   Jun
MXL     MAXLINEAR-CLS A      0.05  -0.02      NM   0.01   400.0   Jun
MXWL    MAXWELL TECH INC     0.12   0.06   100.0   0.03   300.0   Jun
SHEN    SHENANDOAH TELEC     0.24   0.13    84.6   0.13    84.6   Jun
AHS     AMN HEALTHCARE       0.11   0.03   266.7   0.06    83.3   Jun
NPTN    NEOPHOTONICS COR    -0.06   0.00      na  -0.14    57.1   Jun
FSS     FED SIGNAL CORP      0.15   0.09    66.7   0.11    36.4   Jun
ITT     ITT CORP             0.50   2.36   -78.8   0.37    35.1   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
CUNB    CU BANCORP           0.10     na      na   0.08    25.0   Jun
ART     ARTIO GLOBAL INV     0.05   0.39   -87.2   0.04    25.0   Jun
LNT     ALLIANT ENERGY       0.58   0.44    31.8   0.47    23.4   Jun
ZOLT    ZOLTEK COS           0.16  -0.04      NM   0.13    23.1   Jun
MRLN    MARLIN BUSINESS      0.23   0.12    91.7   0.19    21.1   Jun
MCHX    MARCHEX INC-B        0.06   0.08   -25.0   0.05    20.0   Jun
NFG     NATL FUEL GAS CO     0.54   0.56    -3.6   0.46    17.4   Jun
NGSX    NEUROGESX INC       -0.17  -0.81    79.0  -0.20    15.0   Jun
GTN     GRAY TELEVISION      0.19   0.00      na   0.17    11.8   Jun
ETM     ENTERCOM COMM-A      0.20   0.50   -60.0   0.18    11.1   Jun
CLNY    COLONY FINANCIAL     0.42   0.25    68.0   0.38    10.5   Jun
PNM     PNM RESOURCES        0.33   0.20    65.0   0.30    10.0   Jun
MCC     MEDLEY CAPITAL C     0.36   0.21    71.4   0.33     9.1   Jun
SKUL    SKULLCANDY INC       0.24   0.02  1100.0   0.22     9.1   Jun
IT      GARTNER INC          0.44   0.37    18.9   0.41     7.3   Jun
PG*     PROCTER & GAMBLE     0.82   0.84    -2.4   0.77     6.5   Jun
EPAM    EPAM SYSTEMS INC     0.33     na      na   0.31     6.5   Jun
MTZ     MASTEC INC           0.37   0.31    19.4   0.35     5.7   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
HE      HAWAIIAN ELEC        0.40   0.28    42.9   0.38     5.3   Jun
SIRO    SIRONA DENTAL SY     0.80   0.78     2.6   0.77     3.9   Jun
ED*     CONS EDISON INC      0.61   0.57     7.0   0.59     3.4   Jun
IMGN    IMMUNOGEN INC       -0.29  -0.23   -26.1  -0.30     3.3   Jun
WCG     WELLCARE HEALTH      1.24   1.77   -29.9   1.21     2.5   Jun
NYX*    NYSE EURONEXT        0.51   0.61   -16.4   0.50     2.0   Jun
ROLL    RBC BEARINGS INC     0.62   0.48    29.2   0.61     1.6   Jun
UEIC    UNIVERSAL ELEC       0.34   0.46   -26.1   0.34     0.0   Jun
IXYS    IXYS CORP            0.19   0.31   -38.7   0.19     0.0   Jun
HHS     HARTE-HANKS INC      0.13   0.18   -27.8   0.13     0.0   Jun
COWN    COWEN GROUP-A       -0.05   0.01      NM  -0.05     0.0   Jun
NVAX    NOVAVAX INC         -0.05  -0.04   -25.0  -0.05     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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