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Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 6

August 06, 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
========================================================================
REN     RESOLUTE ENERGY      0.41   0.37    10.8   0.03  1266.7   Jun
GSJK    COMPRESSCO PARTN     0.39     na      na   0.18   116.7   Jun
UFCS    UNITED FIRE GROU     0.56  -0.71      NM   0.26   115.4   Jun
VOG     VOYAGER OIL & GA     0.02  -0.01      NM   0.01   100.0   Jun
ISIS    ISIS PHARM          -0.01  -0.18    94.4  -0.10    90.0   Jun
CRD/A   CRAWFORD & CO-A      0.21   0.25   -16.0   0.15    40.0   Jun
AWR     AMER STATES WATE     0.79   0.68    16.2   0.64    23.4   Jun
SMP     STANDARD MOTOR       0.59   0.49    20.4   0.50    18.0   Jun
CNK     CINEMARK HOLDING     0.45   0.39    15.4   0.39    15.4   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
HCA     HCA HOLDINGS INC     0.85   0.51    66.7   0.78     9.0   Jun
DRQ     DRIL-QUIP INC        0.74   0.55    34.5   0.70     5.7   Jun
TRGP    TARGA RESOURCES      0.21   0.25   -16.0   0.20     5.0   Jun
HNRG    HALLADOR ENERGY      0.23   0.23     0.0   0.22     4.5   Jun
AFSI    AMTRUST FIN SERV     0.72   0.83   -13.3   0.69     4.3   Jun
CTSH*   COGNIZANT TECH-A     0.82   0.67    22.4   0.80     2.5   Jun
ALX     ALEXANDER’S INC      5.37   5.60    -4.1   5.29     1.5   Jun
NHI     NATL HEALTH INV      0.77   0.73     5.5   0.77     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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