U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, 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          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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EMIS    EMISPHERE TECH      -0.29     na      na  -0.06  -383.3  -0.13   -7.69
AMRI    ALBANY MOLECULAR    -0.19  -0.12   -58.3  -0.05  -280.0  -0.18   -5.64
KW      KENNEDY-WILSON H    -0.16  -0.07  -128.6  -0.05  -220.0  -0.80   -6.70
VITC    VITACOST.COM INC    -0.19  -0.20     5.0  -0.07  -171.4   0.01    0.16
STFC    STATE AUTO FINL     -1.62  -0.04 -3950.0  -0.74  -118.9   0.03    0.24
WAC     WALTER INVESTMEN     0.01   0.32   -96.9   0.19   -94.7  -2.89  -11.27
DPM     DCP MIDSTREAM PA     0.02   0.28   -92.9   0.28   -92.9  -0.03   -0.07
GGS     GLOBAL GEOPHYS       0.02  -0.47      NM   0.17   -88.2  -0.24   -2.68
SJI     SOUTH JERSEY IND     0.01   0.10   -90.0   0.07   -85.7  -0.88   -1.56
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
EGY     VAALCO ENERGY        0.04   0.22   -81.8   0.23   -82.6  -0.71   -9.97
Y#      ALLEGHANY CORP       1.22   2.28   -46.5   3.31   -63.1   0.11    0.03
LXU     LSB INDUS INC        0.27   0.17    58.8   0.69   -60.9  -6.09  -15.04
EPCT    EPICEPT CORP        -0.08  -0.06   -33.3  -0.05   -60.0  -0.05  -13.16
WG      WILLBROS GROUP       0.06  -0.05      NM   0.12   -50.0   0.08    1.54
KWK     QUICKSILVER RES      0.03   0.17   -82.4   0.06   -50.0   0.06    0.78
VLNC#   VALENCE TECH        -0.03  -0.03     0.0  -0.02   -50.0   0.00   -0.22
ARGN    AMERIGON INC         0.07   0.12   -41.7   0.11   -36.4   1.80   13.34
SHEN    SHENANDOAH TELEC     0.12   0.18   -33.3   0.18   -33.3  -0.23   -1.82
CSOD    CORNERSTONE ONDE    -0.08     na      na  -0.06   -33.3   1.10    7.86
DCO     DUCOMMUN INC         0.34   0.55   -38.2   0.50   -32.0  -0.67   -5.06
EGLE    EAGLE BULK SHIPP    -0.09   0.13      NM  -0.07   -28.6  -0.04   -2.84
DTSI    DTS INC              0.17   0.19   -10.5   0.23   -26.1   1.55    5.23
RNO     RHINO RESOURCE P     0.36     na      na   0.46   -21.7  -0.97   -4.98
TNDM    NEUTRAL TANDEM I     0.18   0.28   -35.7   0.23   -21.7  -0.58   -5.29
GNOM    COMPLETE GENOMIC    -0.65     na      na  -0.54   -20.4  -0.21   -4.16
NEXS    NEXXUS LIGHTING     -0.06  -0.08    25.0  -0.05   -20.0   0.01    0.63
PLOW    DOUGLAS DYNAMICS     0.21   0.10   110.0   0.25   -16.0  -0.33   -2.17
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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WSR     WHITESTONE REI-B     0.18   0.34   -47.1   0.21   -14.3   0.15    1.29
ANDS    ANADYS PHARMACEU    -0.16  -0.11   -45.5  -0.14   -14.3   0.00    0.00
EPHC    EPOCH HOLDING CO     0.19     na      na   0.21    -9.5   1.14    5.40
HL      HECLA MINING CO      0.12   0.09    33.3   0.13    -7.7   0.14    2.08
LPX     LOUISIANA-PACIFI    -0.19  -0.09  -111.1  -0.18    -5.6   0.22    3.30
IRWD    IRONWOOD PHARMAC    -0.21  -0.16   -31.2  -0.20    -5.0  -0.13   -0.95
SSNC    SS&C TECHNOLOGIE     0.26     na      na   0.27    -3.7   0.24    1.48
FCNCA#  FIRST CITIZENS-A     2.40   2.66    -9.8   2.49    -3.6   5.54    3.34
HPT     HOSPITALITY PROP     0.79   0.82    -3.7   0.81    -2.5  -0.40   -1.70
ES      ENERGYSOLUTIONS     -0.04  -0.17    76.5   0.06      NM   0.21    5.59
EFC     ELLINGTON FINANC    -0.07     na      na   0.35      NM  -0.18   -0.99
MSSR    MCCORMICK & SCHM    -0.08   0.07      NM   0.05      NM   1.86   27.47
LOJN    LOJACK CORP         -0.10   0.15      NM   0.15      NM  -0.01   -0.33
NATR    NATURE’S SUNSHNE    -0.14   0.48      NM   0.25      NM  -0.76   -4.61
HGIC    HARLEYSVILLE GRP    -0.86   0.76      NM   0.52      NM  -0.02   -0.03

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

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