Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Nov. 9

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

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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SWS     SWS GROUP INC        0.05  -0.64      NM  -0.02      NM   Sep
LIZ     LIZ CLAIBORNE        0.02  -0.24      NM  -0.04      NM   Sep
SIGA    SIGA TECH INC        0.00  -0.10      NM  -0.07      NM   Sep
ANDE    ANDERSONS INC        0.59   0.08   637.5   0.17   247.1   Sep
ALEX    ALEXANDER & BALD     0.63   0.62     1.6   0.19   231.6   Sep
M*      MACY’S INC           0.32   0.08   300.0   0.16   100.0   Oct
FCTY    1ST CENTURY BANC     0.04     na      na   0.02   100.0   Sep
LIME    LIME ENERGY CO       0.02  -0.02      NM   0.01   100.0   Sep
DWSN    DAWSON GEOPHYS       0.49  -0.18      NM   0.26    88.5   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
SUSS    SUSSER HOLDINGS      1.07   0.52   105.8   0.57    87.7   Sep
HALL    HALLMARK FINL       -0.01   0.04      NM  -0.08    87.5   Sep
EVEP    EV ENERGY PARTNE     1.12   1.14    -1.8   0.63    77.8   Sep
OMG     OM GROUP INC         1.27   0.79    60.8   0.76    67.1   Sep
AIQ     ALLIANCE HEALTHC    -0.03   0.00      na  -0.07    57.1   Sep
ARAY    ACCURAY INC         -0.16  -0.08  -100.0  -0.28    42.9   Sep
PIP     PHARMATHENE INC     -0.06  -0.14    57.1  -0.10    40.0   Sep
FLDM    FLUIDIGM CORP       -0.15     na      na  -0.25    40.0   Sep
PRMW    PRIMO WATER CORP    -0.04     na      na  -0.06    33.3   Sep
HCII    HOMEOWNERS CHOIC     0.26   0.15    73.3   0.20    30.0   Sep
OREX    OREXIGEN THERAPE    -0.10  -0.31    67.7  -0.14    28.6   Sep
SLXP    SALIX PHARM          0.77   0.05  1440.0   0.61    26.2   Sep
NC      NACCO INDS-CL A      3.06   1.62    88.9   2.44    25.4   Sep
WEN     WENDY’S CO/THE       0.05   0.05     0.0   0.04    25.0   Sep
BEXP    BRIGHAM EXPLOR       0.41   0.15   173.3   0.33    24.2   Sep
HNR     HARVEST NATURAL      0.27   0.02  1250.0   0.22    22.7   Sep
AGYS    AGILYSYS INC        -0.07  -0.10    30.0  -0.09    22.2   Sep
AMSC    AMER SUPERCONDTR    -0.44   0.32      NM  -0.56    21.4   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
NP      NEENAH PAPER INC     0.42   0.30    40.0   0.35    20.0   Sep
DF*     DEAN FOODS CO        0.18   0.13    38.5   0.15    20.0   Sep
VTG     VANTAGE DRILLING    -0.04  -0.02  -100.0  -0.05    20.0   Sep
KELYA   KELLY SERVICES-A     0.50   0.31    61.3   0.42    19.0   Sep
VRML    VERMILLION INC      -0.31  -0.26   -19.2  -0.36    13.9   Sep
NNI     NELNET INC-CL A      1.22   0.93    31.2   1.08    13.0   Sep
KIPS    KIPS BAY MEDICAL    -0.08     na      na  -0.09    11.1   Sep
WTW     WEIGHT WATCHERS      1.04   0.64    62.5   0.94    10.6   Sep
RL*     RALPH LAUREN COR     2.46   2.10    17.1   2.24     9.8   Sep
AFFY    AFFYMAX INC         -0.28  -0.49    42.9  -0.31     9.7   Sep
GM      GENERAL MOTORS C     1.03     na      na   0.94     9.6   Sep
GCOM    GLOBECOMM SYS        0.12   0.14   -14.3   0.11     9.1   Sep
CHDX    CHINDEX INTL INC     0.16     na      na   0.15     6.7   Sep
ESE     ESCO TECH INC        0.57   0.89   -36.0   0.54     5.6   Sep
MIDD    MIDDLEBY CORP        1.26   1.13    11.5   1.20     5.0   Sep
GGP     GENERAL GROWTH P     0.23   0.44   -47.7   0.22     4.5   Sep
IGT*    INTL GAME TECH       0.24   0.18    33.3   0.23     4.3   Sep
ROLL    RBC BEARINGS INC     0.52   0.42    23.8   0.50     4.0   Sep
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
BOX     SEACUBE CONTAINE     0.55     na      na   0.53     3.8   Sep
AMRC    AMERESCO INC-A       0.27   0.28    -3.6   0.26     3.8   Sep
ROVI    ROVI CORP            0.63   0.55    14.5   0.61     3.3   Sep
EZPW    EZCORP INC-A         0.72   0.56    28.6   0.70     2.9   Sep
PGNX    PROGENICS PHARM     -0.34  -0.52    34.6  -0.35     2.9   Sep
LABL    MULTI-COLOR CORP     0.50   0.49     2.0   0.49     2.0   Sep
PANL    UNIVERSAL DISPLA     0.12  -0.10      NM   0.00      na   Sep
ORCC    ONLINE RES CORP      0.02   0.04   -50.0   0.00      na   Sep
HRZN    HORIZON TECHNOLO     0.39     na      na   0.39     0.0   Sep
MALL    PC MALL INC          0.19   0.17    11.8   0.19     0.0   Sep
NGS     NATURAL GAS SERV     0.18   0.18     0.0   0.18     0.0   Sep
FLL     FULL HOUSE RESRT     0.11   0.12    -8.3   0.11     0.0   Sep
ENV     ENVESTNET INC        0.10   0.06    66.7   0.10     0.0   Sep
EPM     EVOLUTION PETROL     0.03  -0.02      NM   0.03     0.0   Sep
ELMD    ELECTROMED INC       0.03   0.02    50.0   0.03     0.0   Sep
AIS     ANTARES PHARMA      -0.01  -0.02    50.0  -0.01     0.0   Sep
IDRA    IDERA PHARMACEUT    -0.20  -0.18   -11.1  -0.20     0.0   Sep

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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