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Negative EPS Surprises for First Quarter of ’13 for S&P 500

June 12, 2013

Following are negative earnings surprises for the first quarter of 2013 for companies in the Standard & Poor’s (SPX) 500 Index. So far, 24.2 percent (120 out of 496) of the S&P 500 have reported negative surprises.

The median for negative earnings surprises is -6.5 percent and the fourth-spread average is -6.2 percent. A fourth-spread average is the average unaffected by observations in the smallest 25 percent or the largest 25 percent of the data.

This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings to earnings estimates for the quarter. Profit figures are based on income from continuing operations excluding some gains and losses. Earnings estimates (IBM:US) are provided by Bloomberg.

DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
5/24  ANF   Abercrombie & Fitch Co -0.09   -0.25    64.0 -0.05   -80.0  Apr
4/30  X     United States Steel Co -0.35    0.67     NM  -0.22   -59.1  Mar
4/17  KMI   Kinder Morgan           0.14    0.23   -39.1  0.32   -56.3  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
4/24  PCS   MetroPCS Communication  0.05    0.06   -16.7  0.09   -44.4  Mar
3/21  MU    Micron Technology Inc  -0.28   -0.29     3.4 -0.20   -40.0  Feb
5/16  DELL  Dell Inc                0.21    0.43   -51.2  0.35   -40.0  Apr
5/7   MCK   McKesson Corp           1.45    2.09   -30.6  2.31   -37.2  Mar
5/2   VMC   Vulcan Materials Co    -0.48   -0.42   -14.3 -0.35   -37.1  Mar
5/6   VNO   Vornado Realty Trust    1.08    1.82   -40.7  1.71   -36.8  Mar
4/30  MWV   MeadWestvaco Corp       0.16    0.33   -51.5  0.24   -33.3  Mar
5/7   MRO   Marathon Oil Corp       0.51    0.67   -23.9  0.72   -29.2  Mar
5/2   SRE   Sempra Energy           0.72    0.97   -25.8  1.01   -28.7  Mar
5/7   NRG   NRG Energy Inc         -0.37   -0.37     0.0 -0.29   -27.6  Mar
4/24  ATI   Allegheny Technologies  0.09    0.50   -82.0  0.12   -25.0  Mar
4/25  PKI   PerkinElmer Inc         0.36    0.43   -16.3  0.48   -25.0  Mar
5/16  JCP   JC Penney Co Inc       -1.31   -0.25  -424.0 -1.05   -24.8  Apr
4/30  CMI   Cummins Inc             1.44    2.38   -39.5  1.86   -22.6  Mar
5/2   AEE   Ameren Corp             0.22    0.15    46.7  0.28   -21.4  Mar
5/6   TSN   Tyson Foods Inc         0.36    0.44   -18.2  0.45   -20.0  Mar
5/8   MNST  Monster Beverage Corp   0.37    0.41    -9.8  0.46   -19.6  Mar
5/2   TDC   Teradata Corp           0.43    0.60   -28.3  0.53   -18.9  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
5/6   FTR   Frontier Communication  0.05    0.05     0.0  0.06   -16.7  Mar
4/17  DOV   Dover Corp              1.10    1.01     8.9  1.31   -16.0  Mar
4/17  DGX   Quest Diagnostics Inc/  0.89    1.05   -15.2  1.03   -13.6  Mar
4/25  LEG   Leggett & Platt Inc     0.33    0.30    10.0  0.38   -13.2  Mar
4/24  AIZ   Assurant Inc            1.35    1.76   -23.3  1.55   -12.9  Mar
4/30  BXP   Boston Properties Inc   1.06    1.12    -5.4  1.21   -12.5  Mar
5/2   IP    International Paper Co  0.65    0.63     3.2  0.74   -12.2  Mar
5/7   TAP   Molson Coors Brewing C  0.30    0.47   -36.2  0.34   -11.8  Mar
4/17  TXT   Textron Inc             0.40    0.41    -2.4  0.45   -11.1  Mar
3/20  FDX   FedEx Corp              1.23    1.55   -20.6  1.38   -10.9  Feb
4/25  BLL   Ball Corp               0.58    0.63    -7.9  0.65   -10.8  Mar
4/25  CNX   Consol Energy Inc       0.19    0.42   -54.8  0.21    -9.5  Mar
6/3   SAI   SAIC Inc                0.23    0.35   -34.3  0.25    -9.4  Apr
5/23  CRM   Salesforce.com Inc      0.10    0.09    11.1  0.11    -9.1  Apr
4/30  HCBK  Hudson City Bancorp In  0.10    0.15   -33.3  0.11    -9.1  Mar
5/1   JDSU  JDS Uniphase Corp       0.10    0.10     0.0  0.11    -9.1  Mar
5/9   WIN   Windstream Corp         0.10    0.13   -23.1  0.11    -9.1  Mar
5/2   WPX   WPX Energy Inc.        -0.25   -0.04  -525.0 -0.23    -8.7  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
5/2   PCG   PG&E Corp               0.63    0.89   -29.2  0.69    -8.7  Mar
5/9   APA   Apache Corp             2.02    3.00   -32.7  2.21    -8.6  Mar
4/30  OKE   Oneok Inc               0.54    0.51     5.9  0.59    -8.5  Mar
5/7   WMB   Williams Cos Inc/The    0.22    0.39   -43.6  0.24    -8.3  Mar
4/23  MOLX  Molex Inc               0.33    0.34    -2.9  0.36    -8.3  Mar
5/2   CNP   CenterPoint Energy Inc  0.34    0.34     0.0  0.37    -8.1  Mar
5/6   FSLR  First Solar Inc         0.69    2.04   -66.2  0.75    -8.0  Mar
5/22  TGT   Target Corp             0.77    1.04   -26.0  0.84    -7.9  Apr
4/19  IPG   Interpublic Group of C -0.14   -0.10   -40.0 -0.13    -7.7  Mar
5/1   LNC   Lincoln National Corp   1.02    0.99     3.0  1.10    -7.3  Mar
5/7   CHRW  CH Robinson Worldwide   0.64    0.65    -1.5  0.69    -7.2  Mar
5/9   AES   AES Corp/The            0.26    0.37   -29.7  0.28    -7.1  Mar
4/29  MAS   Masco Corp              0.13    0.07    85.7  0.14    -7.1  Mar
5/9   XRAY  DENTSPLY International  0.52    0.52     0.0  0.56    -7.1  Mar
5/6   SYY   Sysco Corp              0.40    0.50   -20.0  0.43    -7.0  Mar
4/25  D     Dominion Resources Inc  0.83    0.85    -2.4  0.89    -6.7  Mar
5/16  ADSK  Autodesk Inc            0.42    0.47   -10.6  0.45    -6.7  Apr
4/25  CAM   Cameron International   0.70    0.54    29.6  0.75    -6.7  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
4/30  QEP   QEP Resources Inc.      0.28    0.44   -36.4  0.30    -6.7  Mar
4/29  NEM   Newmont Mining Corp     0.71    1.15   -38.3  0.76    -6.6  Mar
4/23  FTI   FMC Technologies Inc    0.43    0.41     4.9  0.46    -6.5  Mar
5/6   BMC   BMC Software Inc        0.87    0.74    17.6  0.93    -6.5  Mar
4/15  SCHW  Charles Schwab Corp/Th  0.15    0.15     0.0  0.16    -6.3  Mar
4/25  CBG   CB Richard Ellis Group  0.16    0.14    14.3  0.17    -5.9  Mar
5/1   SEE   Sealed Air Corp         0.17    0.16     6.3  0.18    -5.6  Mar
4/23  EW    Edwards Lifesciences C  0.72    0.53    35.8  0.76    -5.3  Mar
5/7   EA    Electronic Arts Inc     0.55    0.17   223.5  0.58    -5.2  Mar
4/26  NOV   National Oilwell Varco  1.29    1.44   -10.4  1.36    -5.1  Mar
4/19  GPC   Genuine Parts Co        0.93    0.93     0.0  0.98    -5.1  Mar
4/22  CAT   Caterpillar Inc         1.31    2.37   -44.7  1.38    -5.1  Mar
5/1   CLX   Clorox Co               1.00    1.02    -2.0  1.05    -4.8  Mar
5/1   ADT   ADT Corp                0.41    0.46   -10.9  0.43    -4.7  Mar
4/23  JNPR  Juniper Networks Inc    0.21    0.16    31.3  0.22    -4.5  Mar
4/30  PBI   Pitney Bowes Inc        0.42    0.52   -19.2  0.44    -4.5  Mar
5/1   ADM   Archer-Daniels-Midland  0.48    0.78   -38.5  0.50    -4.0  Mar
5/2   GILD  Gilead Sciences Inc     0.48    0.45     6.7  0.50    -4.0  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
5/16  JWN   Nordstrom Inc           0.73    0.70     4.3  0.76    -3.9  Apr
5/22  LOW   Lowe’s Cos Inc          0.49    0.43    14.0  0.51    -3.9  Apr
4/17  BK    Bank of New York Mello  0.50    0.52    -3.8  0.52    -3.8  Mar
6/12  HRB   H&R Block Inc           2.51    2.01    24.9  2.61    -3.8  Apr
4/18  PM    Philip Morris Internat  1.29    1.25     3.2  1.34    -3.7  Mar
5/22  SPLS  Staples Inc             0.26    0.28    -7.1  0.27    -3.7  Apr
4/29  JEC   Jacobs Engineering Gro  0.80    0.65    23.1  0.83    -3.6  Mar
5/2   DNB   Dun & Bradstreet Corp   1.36    1.35     0.7  1.41    -3.5  Mar
3/19  CTAS  Cintas Corp             0.60    0.58     3.4  0.62    -3.2  Feb
4/23  TSS   Total System Services   0.33    0.30    10.0  0.34    -2.9  Mar
4/30  NI    NiSource Inc            0.69    0.76    -9.2  0.71    -2.8  Mar
4/26  FLIR  FLIR Systems Inc        0.35    0.31    12.9  0.36    -2.8  Mar
4/18  DHR   Danaher Corp            0.75    0.73     2.7  0.77    -2.6  Mar
4/24  EMC   EMC Corp/Massachusetts  0.39    0.37     5.4  0.40    -2.5  Mar
5/1   GRMN  Garmin Ltd              0.40    0.45   -11.1  0.41    -2.4  Mar
4/23  RHI   Robert Half Internatio  0.40    0.34    17.6  0.41    -2.4  Mar
4/24  WM    Waste Management Inc    0.40    0.38     5.3  0.41    -2.4  Mar
4/25  MMM   3M Co                   1.61    1.63    -1.2  1.65    -2.4  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
4/25  BMY   Bristol-Myers Squibb C  0.41    0.64   -35.9  0.42    -2.4  Mar
4/29  L     Loews Corp              0.82    0.95   -13.7  0.84    -2.4  Mar
4/30  GAS   AGL Resources           1.31    1.16    12.9  1.34    -2.2  Mar
6/5   BF/B  Brown-Forman Corp       0.45    0.49    -7.5  0.46    -2.2  Apr
4/24  SO    Southern Co             0.49    0.42    16.7  0.50    -2.0  Mar
4/25  BMS   Bemis Co Inc            0.53    0.49     8.2  0.54    -1.9  Mar
3/20  JBL   Jabil Circuit Inc       0.53    0.58    -8.6  0.54    -1.9  Feb
4/23  WAT   Waters Corp             1.07    1.00     7.0  1.09    -1.8  Mar
4/30  PFE   Pfizer Inc              0.54    0.57    -5.3  0.55    -1.8  Mar
4/3   CAG   ConAgra Foods Inc       0.55    0.53     3.8  0.56    -1.8  Feb
4/19  LH    Laboratory Corp of Ame  1.74    1.74     0.0  1.77    -1.7  Mar
4/18  IBM   International Business  3.00    2.78     7.9  3.05    -1.6  Mar
4/24  CTXS  Citrix Systems Inc      0.62    0.59     5.1  0.63    -1.6  Mar
5/7   DISCA Discovery Communicatio  0.63    0.57    10.5  0.64    -1.6  Mar
3/20  ORCL  Oracle Corp             0.65    0.62     4.8  0.66    -1.5  Feb
4/24  MSI   Motorola Inc            0.66    0.59    11.9  0.67    -1.5  Mar
4/23  PCAR  PACCAR Inc              0.67    0.91   -26.4  0.68    -1.5  Mar
4/16  NTRS  Northern Trust Corp     0.71    0.67     6.0  0.72    -1.4  Mar
DATE  TICKER                                             EST
RPTD  SYM   COMPANY               Q1/13   Q1/12   % CHG Q1/13   % CHG   Q/E
===========================================================================
5/7   PRGO  Perrigo Company         1.42    1.21    17.4  1.44    -1.4  Mar
4/26  AEP   American Electric Powe  0.80    0.80     0.0  0.81    -1.2  Mar
4/25  MJN   Mead Johnson Nutrition  0.85    0.82     3.7  0.86    -1.2  Mar
4/25  ABC   AmerisourceBergen Corp  0.87    0.84     3.6  0.88    -1.1  Mar
5/3   DUK   Duke Energy Corp        1.02    1.13    -9.7  1.03    -1.0  Mar
4/10  FDO   Family Dollar Stores I  1.21    1.15     5.2  1.22    -0.8  Feb
4/30  FISV  Fiserv Inc              1.33    1.18    12.7  1.34    -0.7  Mar
4/24  PX    Praxair Inc             1.38    1.38     0.0  1.39    -0.7  Mar
5/9   CVC   Cablevision Systems Co -0.06    0.24     NM   0.03     NM   Mar

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at csoong@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at at atanzi@bloomberg.net


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