Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Nov. 8

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
========================================================================
EMIS    EMISPHERE TECH      -0.29     na      na  -0.06  -383.3   Sep
AMRI    ALBANY MOLECULAR    -0.19  -0.12   -58.3  -0.05  -280.0   Sep
KW      KENNEDY-WILSON H    -0.16  -0.07  -128.6  -0.05  -220.0   Sep
VITC    VITACOST.COM INC    -0.19  -0.20     5.0  -0.07  -171.4   Sep
SRZ     SUNRISE SENIOR      -0.12     na      na  -0.05  -140.0   Sep
TWGP    TOWER GROUP INC     -0.38   0.77      NM  -0.17  -123.5   Sep
MHGC    MORGANS HOTEL GR    -0.84  -1.16    27.6  -0.38  -121.1   Sep
STFC    STATE AUTO FINL     -1.62  -0.04 -3950.0  -0.74  -118.9   Sep
UGI     UGI CORP            -0.12  -0.09   -33.3  -0.06  -100.0   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
WAC     WALTER INVESTMEN     0.01   0.32   -96.9   0.19   -94.7   Sep
DPM     DCP MIDSTREAM PA     0.02   0.28   -92.9   0.28   -92.9   Sep
GGS     GLOBAL GEOPHYS       0.02  -0.47      NM   0.17   -88.2   Sep
SJI     SOUTH JERSEY IND     0.01   0.10   -90.0   0.07   -85.7   Sep
REN     RESOLUTE ENERGY      0.02   0.08   -75.0   0.12   -83.3   Sep
EGY     VAALCO ENERGY        0.04   0.22   -81.8   0.23   -82.6   Sep
LDL     LYDALL INC           0.05  -0.04      NM   0.15   -66.7   Sep
LXU     LSB INDUS INC        0.27   0.17    58.8   0.69   -60.9   Sep
EPCT    EPICEPT CORP        -0.08  -0.06   -33.3  -0.05   -60.0   Sep
WG      WILLBROS GROUP       0.06  -0.05      NM   0.12   -50.0   Sep
BSTC    BIOSPECIFICS TEC     0.04  -0.08      NM   0.08   -50.0   Sep
KWK     QUICKSILVER RES      0.03   0.17   -82.4   0.06   -50.0   Sep
APU     AMERIGAS PARTNER    -0.59  -0.65     9.2  -0.41   -43.9   Sep
ARGN    AMERIGON INC         0.07   0.12   -41.7   0.11   -36.4   Sep
ALXA    ALEXZA PHARMACEU    -0.19  -0.01 -1800.0  -0.14   -35.7   Sep
CSOD    CORNERSTONE ONDE    -0.08     na      na  -0.06   -33.3   Sep
DCO     DUCOMMUN INC         0.34   0.55   -38.2   0.50   -32.0   Sep
CMLP    CRESTWOOD MIDSTR     0.24   0.38   -36.8   0.34   -29.4   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
EGLE    EAGLE BULK SHIPP    -0.09   0.13      NM  -0.07   -28.6   Sep
ISIS    ISIS PHARM          -0.27  -0.13  -107.7  -0.21   -28.6   Sep
BRS     BRISTOW GROUP IN     0.63   1.06   -40.6   0.87   -27.6   Sep
DTSI    DTS INC              0.17   0.19   -10.5   0.23   -26.1   Sep
KNOL    KNOLOGY INC          0.25   0.19    31.6   0.33   -24.2   Sep
RNO     RHINO RESOURCE P     0.36     na      na   0.46   -21.7   Sep
TNDM    NEUTRAL TANDEM I     0.18   0.28   -35.7   0.23   -21.7   Sep
GNOM    COMPLETE GENOMIC    -0.65     na      na  -0.54   -20.4   Sep
USAT    USA TECHNOLOGIES    -0.06  -0.09    33.3  -0.05   -20.0   Sep
NEXS    NEXXUS LIGHTING     -0.06  -0.08    25.0  -0.05   -20.0   Sep
WMS     WMS INDS INC         0.24   0.37   -35.1   0.29   -17.2   Sep
LMIA    LMI AEROSPACE        0.35   0.23    52.2   0.42   -16.7   Sep
PLOW    DOUGLAS DYNAMICS     0.21   0.10   110.0   0.25   -16.0   Sep
AYR     AIRCASTLE LTD        0.21   0.16    31.2   0.25   -16.0   Sep
WSR     WHITESTONE REI-B     0.18   0.34   -47.1   0.21   -14.3   Sep
ANDS    ANADYS PHARMACEU    -0.16  -0.11   -45.5  -0.14   -14.3   Sep
BID     SOTHEBY’S           -0.40  -0.29   -37.9  -0.35   -14.3   Sep
YORW    YORK WATER CO        0.19   0.21    -9.5   0.22   -13.6   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
IRDM    IRIDIUM COMMUNIC     0.15   0.14     7.1   0.17   -11.8   Sep
EPHC    EPOCH HOLDING CO     0.19     na      na   0.21    -9.5   Sep
FRM     FURMANITE CORP       0.10   0.05   100.0   0.11    -9.1   Sep
HL      HECLA MINING CO      0.12   0.09    33.3   0.13    -7.7   Sep
LPX     LOUISIANA-PACIFI    -0.19  -0.09  -111.1  -0.18    -5.6   Sep
IRWD    IRONWOOD PHARMAC    -0.21  -0.16   -31.2  -0.20    -5.0   Sep
SMG     SCOTTS MIRACLE-A    -0.46  -0.29   -58.6  -0.44    -4.5   Sep
TLP     TRANSMONTAIGNE P     0.46   0.66   -30.3   0.48    -4.2   Sep
MFA     MFA FINANCIAL        0.24   0.22     9.1   0.25    -4.0   Sep
IFF*    INTL FLVR & FRAG     1.00   0.98     2.0   1.04    -3.8   Sep
SSNC    SS&C TECHNOLOGIE     0.26     na      na   0.27    -3.7   Sep
HPT     HOSPITALITY PROP     0.79   0.82    -3.7   0.81    -2.5   Sep
SUG     SOUTHERN UNION       0.42   0.40     5.0   0.43    -2.3   Sep
SAJA    SAJAN INC           -0.01  -0.04    75.0   0.01      NM   Sep
DMD     DEMAND MEDIA INC    -0.01     na      na   0.04      NM   Sep
ES      ENERGYSOLUTIONS     -0.04  -0.17    76.5   0.06      NM   Sep
EFC     ELLINGTON FINANC    -0.07     na      na   0.35      NM   Sep
MSSR    MCCORMICK & SCHM    -0.08   0.07      NM   0.05      NM   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
ATSG    AIR TRANSPORT SE    -0.08   0.18      NM   0.18      NM   Sep
JRCC    JAMES RIVER COAL    -0.09   0.33      NM   0.15      NM   Sep
NATR    NATURE’S SUNSHNE    -0.14   0.48      NM   0.25      NM   Sep
CV      CENTRAL VERMONT     -0.65   0.79      NM   0.70      NM   Sep
HGIC    HARLEYSVILLE GRP    -0.86   0.76      NM   0.52      NM   Sep
MLVF    MALVERN FEDERAL     -0.17  -0.33    48.5   0.00      NM   Sep

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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