U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, Nov. 8

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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XBKS    XENITH BANKSHARE     0.11     na      na  -0.10      NM   0.13    3.77
GSAT#   GLOBALSTAR INC       0.06  -0.06      NM  -0.07      NM   0.02    3.41
NLS     NAUTILUS INC         0.01  -0.08      NM  -0.01      NM  -0.18   -8.82
NBY     NOVABAY PHARMACE     0.00  -0.07      NM  -0.07      NM  -0.10   -9.09
BBEP    BREITBURN ENERGY     0.99   0.24   312.5   0.18   450.0   0.29    1.64
GBL     GAMCO INVESTORS      0.29   0.73   -60.3   0.08   262.5   1.38    3.07
OAS     OASIS PETROLEUM      0.72  -0.01      NM   0.23   213.0  -0.18   -0.58
FRPT    FORCE PROTECTION     0.07   0.05    40.0   0.03   133.3   0.03    0.55
FTEK    FUEL TECH INC        0.08   0.03   166.7   0.04   100.0   1.27   23.39
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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PRIM    PRIMORIS SERVICE     0.38   0.17   123.5   0.20    90.0   0.35    2.42
CXS     CREXUS INVESTMEN     0.52   0.18   188.9   0.28    85.7   0.54    5.60
RJET    REPUBLIC AIRWAYS     0.40   0.72   -44.4   0.24    66.7   1.65   61.34
LLNW    LIMELIGHT NETWOR    -0.02   0.00      na  -0.06    66.7   0.22    7.48
SYKE    SYKES ENTERPRISE     0.44   0.43     2.3   0.28    57.1   0.77    4.78
CNTY    CENTURY CASINOS      0.06   0.01   500.0   0.04    50.0   0.14    5.47
WRES    WARREN RESOURCES     0.06   0.09   -33.3   0.04    50.0   0.04    1.24
XPL     SOLITARIO EXPLOR    -0.03     na      na  -0.06    50.0   0.02    1.14
TICC    TICC CAPITAL COR     0.36   0.25    44.0   0.25    44.0   0.26    2.95
APEI    AMERICAN PUBLIC      0.60   0.30   100.0   0.42    42.9   2.00    5.78
PSDV    PSIVIDA CORP        -0.12  -0.17    29.4  -0.21    42.9  -0.18   -4.09
STEC#   STEC INC             0.14   0.31   -54.8   0.10    40.0  -0.02   -0.17
RBCN#   RUBICON TECHNOLO     0.35   0.35     0.0   0.27    29.6  -0.29   -2.37
ASEI    AMERICAN SCIENCE     0.74   1.59   -53.5   0.58    27.6  -0.61   -0.84
CVU     CPI AEROSTRUCTUR     0.25   0.21    19.0   0.20    25.0   1.61   14.39
SCLN    SCICLONE PHARM       0.15   0.16    -6.3   0.12    25.0   0.17    3.90
CYTR    CYTRX CORP          -0.03  -0.04    25.0  -0.04    25.0  -0.01   -2.74
BMTI#   BIOMIMETIC THERA    -0.25  -0.29    13.8  -0.32    21.9   0.02    0.63
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
LOPE    GRAND CANYON EDU     0.29   0.28     3.6   0.24    20.8   1.14    7.20
MDSO    MEDIDATA SOLUTIO     0.42   0.27    55.6   0.35    20.0   1.84   10.22
ECTE    ECHO THERAPEUTIC    -0.04  -0.02  -100.0  -0.05    20.0  -0.18   -6.74
MKL     MARKEL CORP          4.62   5.90   -21.7   3.87    19.4  -1.83   -0.46
BWC     BABCOCK & WILCOX     0.44   0.31    41.9   0.37    18.9   1.47    6.52
NHI     NATL HEALTH INV      0.74   0.72     2.8   0.63    17.5   0.32    0.74
XIDE    EXIDE TECH           0.14   0.17   -17.6   0.12    16.7  -1.44  -32.14
CBOU#   CARIBOU COFFEE       0.07   0.08   -12.5   0.06    16.7   0.07    0.49
VVUS    VIVUS INC           -0.10  -0.22    54.5  -0.12    16.7  -0.38   -3.83
GTAT    GT ADVANCED TECH     0.29   0.28     3.6   0.25    16.0  -0.92  -10.31
CORE    CORE-MARK HOLDIN     1.14   0.86    32.6   0.99    15.2   2.88    8.86
MPW     MEDICAL PROPERTI     0.18   0.15    20.0   0.16    12.5   0.11    1.11
AWR     AMER STATES WATE     0.83   0.62    33.9   0.74    12.2   0.17    0.48
GSM     GLOBE SPECIALTY      0.28   0.08   250.0   0.25    12.0   0.04    0.24
CDE     COEUR D’ALENE MN     0.75  -0.11      NM   0.69     8.7   0.12    0.41
EBIX    EBIX INC             0.41   0.43    -4.7   0.38     7.9   0.10    0.58
SYY*    SYSCO CORP           0.55   0.49    12.2   0.51     7.8   0.22    0.79
BOFI#   BOFI HOLDING INC     0.58   0.45    28.9   0.54     7.4   0.98    6.59
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
PCLN*   PRICELINE.COM        9.95   5.33    86.7   9.30     7.0  43.85    8.62
GEOI    GEORESOURCES INC     0.36   0.37    -2.7   0.34     5.9  -0.26   -0.94
TMS     TMS INTERNATIO-A     0.18     na      na   0.17     5.9   0.91   10.25
CATM    CARDTRONICS INC      0.39   0.28    39.3   0.37     5.4   2.07    8.22
SHO     SUNSTONE HOTEL       0.20   0.14    42.9   0.19     5.3   0.71   10.25
ZBRA    ZEBRA TECH CORP      0.64   0.46    39.1   0.61     4.9   0.34    0.93
WPC     WP CAREY & CO        0.67   0.42    59.5   0.64     4.7   0.47    1.15
CLDT    CHATHAM LODGING      0.33   0.21    57.1   0.32     3.1   0.29    2.63
CFN*    CAREFUSION CORP      0.33   0.30    10.0   0.33     0.0  -0.14   -0.55
CRZO    CARRIZO OIL&GAS      0.25   0.57   -56.1   0.25     0.0   0.11    0.38
RAX     RACKSPACE HOSTIN     0.14   0.09    55.6   0.14     0.0   3.13    7.50
EF      EDELMAN FINANCIA     0.09   0.00      na   0.09     0.0   0.49    7.53
FNGN    FINANCIAL ENGINE     0.08   0.10   -20.0   0.08     0.0   0.44    1.97
MKTG#   RESPONSYS INC        0.04     na      na   0.04     0.0  -0.10   -1.00
SATC    SATCON TECH         -0.09   0.00      na  -0.09     0.0  -0.09   -9.63
ANX     ADVENTRX PHARMAC    -0.13  -0.13     0.0  -0.13     0.0  -0.06   -5.81
SGNT    SAGENT PHARMACEU    -0.17     na      na  -0.17     0.0   0.90    4.05

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

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