Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, July 15

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               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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FHN*    FIRST HORIZON NA     0.17   0.00      na   0.11    54.5   Jun
MAT*    MATTEL INC           0.23   0.14    64.3   0.16    43.8   Jun
C*      CITIGROUP INC        1.09   0.90    21.1   0.96    13.5   Jun
AROW    ARROW FINL CORP      0.51   0.46    10.9   0.46    10.9   Jun
VMI     VALMONT INDS         1.58   1.10    43.6   1.45     9.0   Jun
GPC*    GENUINE PARTS CO     0.96   0.78    23.1   0.89     7.9   Jun
WBS     WEBSTER FINL         0.36   0.16   125.0   0.35     2.9   Jun
NKSH    NATL BKSHS INC       0.61   0.58     5.2   0.60     1.7   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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