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U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, Aug. 6

August 06, 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          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
CBLI    CLEVELAND BIOLAB    -0.14  -0.17    17.6  -0.04  -250.0  -0.03   -2.01
WSTL#   WESTELL TECH-A      -0.03   0.30      NM  -0.01  -200.0  -0.08   -3.51
TESO    TESCO CORP           0.12   0.19   -36.8   0.34   -64.7  -1.83  -15.17
ZINC    HORSEHEAD HOLING     0.03   0.14   -78.6   0.07   -57.1   0.16    1.73
TPC#    TUTOR PERINI COR     0.16   0.41   -61.0   0.37   -56.8   0.09    0.80
ROMA#   ROMA FINANCIAL C     0.03   0.05   -40.0   0.06   -50.0  -0.17   -1.84
CMLP    CRESTWOOD MIDSTR     0.10   0.31   -67.7   0.19   -47.4  -1.10   -4.43
AES*    AES CORP             0.18   0.28   -35.7   0.27   -33.3  -0.54   -4.41
Y#      ALLEGHANY CORP       4.98   1.22   308.2   6.83   -27.1  -1.45   -0.42
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
IBOC#   INTL BANCSHARES      0.31   0.43   -27.9   0.42   -26.2  -0.14   -0.76
RAIL    FREIGHTCAR AMERI     0.46  -0.03      NM   0.57   -19.3  -1.83   -8.72
GBDC    GOLUB CAPITAL BD     0.26   0.28    -7.1   0.30   -13.3   0.09    0.59
NGLS    TARGA RESOURCES      0.35   0.53   -34.0   0.40   -12.5   0.01    0.03
HCN*    HEALTH CARE REIT     0.89   0.90    -1.1   0.99   -10.1  -0.60   -0.98
MFA     MFA FINANCIAL        0.20   0.26   -23.1   0.22    -9.1  -0.30   -3.70
LEAP#   LEAP WIRELESS       -0.54  -0.81    33.3  -0.50    -8.0   0.30    5.75
TSN*    TYSON FOODS-A        0.50   0.46     8.7   0.54    -7.4  -1.23   -7.99
TWTC#   TW TELECOM INC       0.13   0.09    44.4   0.14    -7.1  -0.03   -0.12
DXCM#   DEXCOM              -0.21  -0.11   -90.9  -0.20    -5.0   0.17    1.45
SIR     SELECT INCOME RE     0.61     na      na   0.62    -1.6   0.05    0.20
MKTG#   RESPONSYS INC        0.00   0.06      NM   0.03      NM  -0.11   -1.02
ALSK#   ALASKA COMM SYS     -0.02   0.11      NM   0.06      NM   0.00    0.00
BANC    FIRST PACTRUST      -0.08   0.18      NM   0.03      NM   0.10    0.85

* - 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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