Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Dec. 21

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
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LNN     LINDSAY CORP         0.23   0.34   -32.4   0.43   -46.5   Nov
PKE     PARK ELECTROCHEM     0.26   0.31   -16.1   0.33   -21.2   Nov
WAG*    WALGREEN CO          0.63   0.62     1.6   0.67    -6.0   Nov
KMX*    CARMAX INC           0.36   0.36     0.0   0.38    -5.3   Nov

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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