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U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, 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 estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
CQP#    CHENIERE ENERGY      0.17   0.32   -46.9  -0.04      NM   0.13    0.54
STEM    STEMCELLS INC        0.03  -2.90      NM  -0.26      NM   0.04    2.35
PTIE    PAIN THERAPEUTIC     0.00  -0.03      NM  -0.01      NM   0.00    0.00
WGL#    WGL HLDGS INC        0.08  -0.03      NM   0.01   700.0   0.45    1.13
MXL     MAXLINEAR-CLS A      0.05  -0.02      NM   0.01   400.0   1.02   22.22
MXWL    MAXWELL TECH INC     0.12   0.06   100.0   0.03   300.0   0.21    3.12
SHEN    SHENANDOAH TELEC     0.24   0.13    84.6   0.13    84.6   0.41    2.64
AHS     AMN HEALTHCARE       0.11   0.03   266.7   0.06    83.3   0.40    7.14
NPTN    NEOPHOTONICS COR    -0.06   0.00      na  -0.14    57.1  -0.13   -2.62
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
FSS     FED SIGNAL CORP      0.15   0.09    66.7   0.11    36.4   0.24    4.49
ITT     ITT CORP             0.50   2.36   -78.8   0.37    35.1   2.09   11.50
BRK/A#  BERKSHIRE HATH-A  2252.001640.00    37.31776.64    26.82189.00    1.73
CUNB    CU BANCORP           0.10     na      na   0.08    25.0   0.25    2.24
ART     ARTIO GLOBAL INV     0.05   0.39   -87.2   0.04    25.0   0.12    3.75
LNT     ALLIANT ENERGY       0.58   0.44    31.8   0.47    23.4   0.39    0.84
ZOLT    ZOLTEK COS           0.16  -0.04      NM   0.13    23.1   0.10    1.16
MRLN    MARLIN BUSINESS      0.23   0.12    91.7   0.19    21.1   1.16    7.87
MCHX    MARCHEX INC-B        0.06   0.08   -25.0   0.05    20.0  -0.21   -6.38
MTGE#   AMERICAN CAPITAL     1.15     na      na   0.96    19.8  -0.05   -0.20
NFG     NATL FUEL GAS CO     0.54   0.56    -3.6   0.46    17.4   1.49    3.11
NGSX    NEUROGESX INC       -0.17  -0.81    79.0  -0.20    15.0  -0.03  -12.00
GTN     GRAY TELEVISION      0.19   0.00      na   0.17    11.8  -0.03   -1.58
ETM     ENTERCOM COMM-A      0.20   0.50   -60.0   0.18    11.1   0.52    9.49
CLNY    COLONY FINANCIAL     0.42   0.25    68.0   0.38    10.5   0.47    2.59
PNM     PNM RESOURCES        0.33   0.20    65.0   0.30    10.0   0.39    1.91
MCC     MEDLEY CAPITAL C     0.36   0.21    71.4   0.33     9.1   0.69    5.64
SKUL    SKULLCANDY INC       0.24   0.02  1100.0   0.22     9.1   0.82    5.92
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
IT      GARTNER INC          0.44   0.37    18.9   0.41     7.3   2.30    5.16
PG*     PROCTER & GAMBLE     0.82   0.84    -2.4   0.77     6.5   1.99    3.13
EPAM    EPAM SYSTEMS INC     0.33     na      na   0.31     6.5   0.30    1.91
MTZ     MASTEC INC           0.37   0.31    19.4   0.35     5.7   2.11   13.20
HE      HAWAIIAN ELEC        0.40   0.28    42.9   0.38     5.3   0.27    0.96
SIRO    SIRONA DENTAL SY     0.80   0.78     2.6   0.77     3.9   5.00   11.53
ED*     CONS EDISON INC      0.61   0.57     7.0   0.59     3.4   0.41    0.64
IMGN    IMMUNOGEN INC       -0.29  -0.23   -26.1  -0.30     3.3  -1.51   -9.80
WCG     WELLCARE HEALTH      1.24   1.77   -29.9   1.21     2.5  -7.26  -11.64
NYX*    NYSE EURONEXT        0.51   0.61   -16.4   0.50     2.0   0.33    1.34
ROLL    RBC BEARINGS INC     0.62   0.48    29.2   0.61     1.6   0.42    0.92
UEIC    UNIVERSAL ELEC       0.34   0.46   -26.1   0.34     0.0   2.11   16.85
IXYS    IXYS CORP            0.19   0.31   -38.7   0.19     0.0  -0.30   -3.22
HHS     HARTE-HANKS INC      0.13   0.18   -27.8   0.13     0.0   0.20    3.17
KRNY#   KEARNY FINANCIAL     0.02   0.06   -66.7   0.02     0.0   0.38    3.99
COWN    COWEN GROUP-A       -0.05   0.01      NM  -0.05     0.0   0.12    5.09
NVAX    NOVAVAX INC         -0.05  -0.04   -25.0  -0.05     0.0  -0.02   -0.95
AMLN#   AMYLIN PHARM INC    -0.46  -0.22  -109.1  -0.46     0.0  -0.01   -0.03

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
# - Company reported in the late afternoon.

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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