Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, July 28

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
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
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TNCC    TENNESSEE COMMER    -1.00   0.26      NM  -0.06 -1566.7   Jun
YAVY    YADKIN VALLEY FI    -1.16  -0.03 -3766.7  -0.09 -1188.9   Jun
ORI     OLD REPUB INTL      -0.25   0.05      NM  -0.02 -1150.0   Jun
PHM*    PULTEGROUP INC      -0.15   0.20      NM  -0.04  -275.0   Jun
S*      SPRINT NEXTEL CO    -0.28  -0.15   -86.7  -0.12  -133.3   Jun
OSTK    OVERSTOCK.COM       -0.34   0.00      na  -0.17  -100.0   Jun
SRT     STARTEK INC         -0.27  -0.03  -800.0  -0.14   -92.9   Jun
HMN     HORACE MANN EDUC    -0.39   0.43      NM  -0.21   -85.7   Jun
THQI    THQ INC             -0.94  -0.21  -347.6  -0.54   -74.1   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
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REGN    REGENERON PHARM     -0.69  -0.31  -122.6  -0.40   -72.5   Jun
DDE     DOVER DOWNS GAMI     0.04   0.07   -42.9   0.11   -63.6   Jun
AMRB    AMER RIVER BANK      0.02   0.01   100.0   0.05   -60.0   Jun
PSTB    PARK STERLING CO    -0.11     na      na  -0.07   -57.1   Jun
NMRX    NUMEREX CORP-A       0.03   0.12   -75.0   0.06   -50.0   Jun
ICAD    ICAD INC            -0.09  -0.02  -350.0  -0.06   -50.0   Jun
MHO     M/I HOMES INC       -0.30   0.06      NM  -0.20   -50.0   Jun
BELFA   BEL FUSE INC-A       0.17   0.42   -59.5   0.31   -45.2   Jun
LNBB    LNB BANCORP INC      0.05   0.12   -58.3   0.09   -44.4   Jun
PMTI    PALOMAR MED TECH    -0.13  -0.03  -333.3  -0.09   -44.4   Jun
EXP     EAGLE MATERIALS      0.07   0.24   -70.8   0.12   -41.7   Jun
LAWS    LAWSON PRODUCTS      0.13     na      na   0.22   -40.9   Jun
GT*     GOODYEAR TIRE        0.16   0.12    33.3   0.26   -38.5   Jun
NLSN    NIELSEN HOLDINGS     0.23     na      na   0.37   -37.8   Jun
BABY    NATUS MEDICAL        0.09   0.15   -40.0   0.14   -35.7   Jun
QTM     QUANTUM CORP         0.02   0.05   -60.0   0.03   -33.3   Jun
ICGE    ICG GROUP INC       -0.12   0.00      na  -0.09   -33.3   Jun
CLFC    CENTER FINANCIAL     0.10   0.08    25.0   0.14   -28.6   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
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PROV    PROVIDENT FNL HL     0.18   0.28   -35.7   0.25   -28.0   Jun
GMR     GENERAL MARITIME    -0.33  -0.25   -32.0  -0.26   -26.9   Jun
FUBC    1ST UNITED BANCO     0.03   0.02    50.0   0.04   -25.0   Jun
CLW     CLEARWATER           1.17   1.75   -33.1   1.53   -23.5   Jun
LINE    LINN ENERGY LLC      0.47   0.36    30.6   0.60   -21.7   Jun
CLF*    CLIFFS NATURAL R     2.92   1.91    52.9   3.71   -21.3   Jun
BHE     BENCHMARK ELECTR     0.25   0.33   -24.2   0.31   -19.4   Jun
BCO     BRINK’S CO/THE       0.27   0.29    -6.9   0.33   -18.2   Jun
POZN    POZEN INC           -0.21   0.53      NM  -0.18   -16.7   Jun
ORRF    ORRSTOWN FINL SV    -1.33   0.47      NM  -1.15   -15.7   Jun
FVE     FIVE STAR QUA        0.17   0.21   -19.0   0.20   -15.0   Jun
INCY    INCYTE CORP         -0.41   0.02      NM  -0.36   -13.9   Jun
PSSI    PSS WORLD MEDICA     0.25   0.24     4.2   0.29   -13.8   Jun
HRC     HILL-ROM HOLDING     0.47   0.45     4.4   0.54   -13.0   Jun
REV     REVLON INC-A         0.27   0.31   -12.9   0.31   -12.9   Jun
CBG*    CB RICHARD ELL-A     0.21   0.18    16.7   0.24   -12.5   Jun
HZO     MARINEMAX INC        0.15   0.02   650.0   0.17   -11.8   Jun
AI      ARLINGTON ASSE-A     1.37     na      na   1.55   -11.6   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PVR     PENN VIRGINIA RE     0.32   0.15   113.3   0.36   -11.1   Jun
TIS     ORCHIDS PAPER PR     0.16   0.28   -42.9   0.18   -11.1   Jun
NIHD    NII HOLDING INC      0.66   0.44    50.0   0.74   -10.8   Jun
FCCY    1ST CONSTIT BANC     0.17   0.13    30.8   0.19   -10.5   Jun
UCBI    UNITED COMMUNITY     0.09  -1.70      NM   0.10   -10.0   Jun
GPK     GRAPHIC PACKAGIN     0.09   0.04   125.0   0.10   -10.0   Jun
IDCC    INTERDIGITAL INC     0.37   0.78   -52.6   0.41    -9.8   Jun
WST     WEST PHARMACEUT      0.62   0.64    -3.1   0.68    -8.8   Jun
VPHM    VIROPHARMA INC       0.43   0.36    19.4   0.47    -8.5   Jun
PEI     PENN REIT            0.33   0.41   -19.5   0.36    -8.3   Jun
HFWA    HERITAGE FINL        0.11   0.05   120.0   0.12    -8.3   Jun
CMS*    CMS ENERGY CORP      0.26   0.26     0.0   0.28    -7.1   Jun
XOM*    EXXON MOBIL CORP     2.18   1.60    36.2   2.34    -6.8   Jun
AEA     ADVANCE AMERICA      0.14   0.11    27.3   0.15    -6.7   Jun
BBW     BUILD-A-BEAR WOR    -0.32  -0.45    28.9  -0.30    -6.7   Jun
GMT     GATX CORP            0.43   0.39    10.3   0.46    -6.5   Jun
LIFE*   LIFE TECHNOLOGIE     0.89   0.91    -2.2   0.95    -6.3   Jun
PACR    PACER INTL INC       0.65   0.27   140.7   0.69    -5.8   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
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FLIC    FIRST OF LONG IS     0.53   0.68   -22.1   0.56    -5.4   Jun
O       REALTY INCOME        0.48   0.45     6.7   0.50    -4.0   Jun
EPAX    AMBASSADORS GRP      0.78   0.78     0.0   0.81    -3.7   Jun
SPTN    SPARTAN STORES       0.29   0.35   -17.1   0.30    -3.3   Jun
LIZ     LIZ CLAIBORNE       -0.34  -0.19   -78.9  -0.33    -3.0   Jun
CPO     CORN PRODUCTS        1.10   0.75    46.7   1.13    -2.7   Jun
CNX*    CONSOL ENERGY        0.76   0.45    68.9   0.78    -2.6   Jun
MUR*    MURPHY OIL CORP      1.60   1.41    13.5   1.64    -2.4   Jun
RCL     ROYAL CARIBBEAN      0.43   0.28    53.6   0.44    -2.3   Jun
SNH     SENIOR HOUSING       0.44   0.42     4.8   0.45    -2.2   Jun
AVP*    AVON PRODUCTS        0.49   0.48     2.1   0.50    -2.0   Jun
ADP*    AUTOMATIC DATA       0.48   0.42    14.3   0.49    -2.0   Jun
WLL     WHITING PETROLEU     1.02   0.66    54.5   1.04    -1.9   Jun
WM*     WASTE MANAGEMENT     0.54   0.54     0.0   0.55    -1.8   Jun
ADC     AGREE REALTY         0.54   0.61   -11.5   0.55    -1.8   Jun
VCI     VALASSIS COMM        0.67   0.49    36.7   0.68    -1.5   Jun
BLL*    BALL CORP            0.85   0.69    23.2   0.86    -1.2   Jun
MGI     MONEYGRAM INTERN    -1.33  -0.28  -375.0   0.02      NM   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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