Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Nov. 14

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
NLTX    NILE THERAPEUTIC    -0.03  -0.05    40.0  -0.02   -50.0   Sep
HZNP    HORIZON PHARMA I    -1.22     na      na  -0.88   -38.6   Sep
RPTP    RAPTOR PHARMACEU    -0.19     na      na  -0.14   -35.7   Aug
DYN     DYNEGY INC          -0.35  -0.18   -94.4  -0.27   -29.6   Sep
MTGE    AMERICAN CAPITAL     0.25     na      na   0.27    -7.4   Sep
AMID    AMERICAN MIDSTRE    -0.28     na      na   0.04      NM   Sep
IDSA    INDUS SVCS AMER     -0.34   0.28      NM   0.11      NM   Sep

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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