U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, Sept. 28

The following U.S. companies reported positive surprises or matched expectations today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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OMN     OMNOVA SOLUTIONS     0.09   0.18   -50.0   0.05    80.0   0.02    0.55
ATU     ACTUANT CORP-A       0.50   0.31    61.3   0.46     8.7   0.56    2.89
THO#    THOR INDUSTRIES      0.65   0.71    -8.5   0.61     6.6  -1.02   -4.78
MKC*    MCCORMICK-N/V        0.69   0.66     4.5   0.65     6.2  -1.45   -3.04
FDO*    FAMILY DOLLAR ST     0.66   0.56    17.9   0.64     3.1  -0.87   -1.61
DRI*    DARDEN RESTAURAN     0.78   0.80    -2.5   0.78     0.0  -2.68   -5.71
ZZ      SEALY CORP           0.04   0.08   -50.0   0.04     0.0  -0.26  -14.53

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
# - Company reported in the late afternoon.

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