Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Jan. 25

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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PRWT    PREMIERWEST BANC    -0.41  -0.10  -310.0  -0.13  -215.4   Dec
PCBK    PAC CONTL CORP      -0.05   0.07      NM  -0.03   -66.7   Dec
APU     AMERIGAS PARTNER     0.55   1.06   -48.1   1.14   -51.8   Dec
WIBC    WILSHIRE BANCORP     0.08  -1.02      NM   0.14   -42.9   Dec
ATI*    ALLEGHENY TECH       0.31   0.28    10.7   0.54   -42.6   Dec
PJC     PIPER JAFFRAY CO     0.11   0.49   -77.6   0.18   -38.9   Dec
EBMT    EAGLE BANCORP MO     0.12   0.17   -29.4   0.19   -36.8   Dec
MTG     MGIC INVT CORP      -1.19  -0.98   -21.4  -0.89   -33.7   Dec
RFMD    RF MICRO DEVICES     0.02   0.19   -89.5   0.03   -33.3   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
FMBI    FIRST MIDWEST/IL     0.07  -0.40      NM   0.10   -30.0   Dec
EFSI    EAGLE FINANCIAL      0.19     na      na   0.25   -24.0   Dec
UGI     UGI CORP             0.77   0.93   -17.2   1.00   -23.0   Dec
IGT*    INTL GAME TECH       0.17   0.21   -19.0   0.22   -22.7   Dec
AVX     AVX CORP             0.22   0.36   -38.9   0.27   -18.5   Dec
RES     RPC INC              0.52   0.37    40.5   0.63   -17.5   Dec
SMCI    SUPER MICRO COMP     0.25   0.31   -19.4   0.28   -10.7   Dec
VIVO    MERIDIAN BIOSCI      0.17   0.15    13.3   0.19   -10.5   Dec
CPF     CENTRAL PACIFIC      0.29  -2.26      NM   0.32    -9.4   Dec
EMC*    EMC CORP/MASS        0.42   0.36    16.7   0.46    -8.7   Dec
BHI*    BAKER HUGHES INC     1.22   0.84    45.2   1.32    -7.6   Dec
SEIC    SEI INVESTMENTS      0.25   0.28   -10.7   0.27    -7.4   Dec
MOLX*   MOLEX INC            0.38   0.46   -17.4   0.41    -7.3   Dec
HES*    HESS CORP            1.17   1.21    -3.3   1.26    -7.1   Dec
WSBC    WESBANCO INC         0.40   0.39     2.6   0.43    -7.0   Dec
EXC*    EXELON CORP          0.82   0.96   -14.6   0.88    -6.8   Dec
MSI*    MOTOROLA SOLUTIO     0.78   0.82    -4.9   0.82    -4.9   Dec
LKFN    LAKELAND FINL        0.50   0.41    22.0   0.52    -3.8   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
TRV*    TRAVELERS COS IN     1.48   1.89   -21.7   1.52    -2.6   Dec
ELY     CALLAWAY GOLF CO    -0.41  -0.40    -2.5  -0.40    -2.5   Dec
WRLD    WORLD ACCEPTANCE     1.30   1.12    16.1   1.32    -1.5   Dec
CBSH    COMMERCE BCSHS       0.69   0.74    -6.8   0.70    -1.4   Dec
NSC*    NORFOLK SOUTHERN     1.39   1.00    39.0   1.40    -0.7   Dec
PX*     PRAXAIR INC          1.36   1.25     8.8   1.37    -0.7   Dec
FCF     FIRST COMMON FIN    -0.03   0.11      NM   0.09      NM   Dec

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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