U.S. Companies Reporting Higher Quarterly EPS, Feb. 3

The following U.S. companies reported higher earnings per share for their latest quarter (end date of the quarter is noted in the last column).

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
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CNW#    CON-WAY INC          0.26   0.02  1200.0   0.36   -27.8   Dec
KEX#    KIRBY CORP           1.00   0.59    69.5   1.00     0.0   Dec
DRIV#   DIGITAL RIVER        0.45   0.29    55.2   0.33    36.4   Dec
BKH#    BLACK HILLS CORP     0.62   0.41    51.2   0.56    10.7   Dec
BAH#    BOOZ ALLEN HAMIL     0.40   0.27    48.1   0.38     5.3   Dec
SPB     SPECTRUM BRANDS      0.69   0.47    46.8   0.67     3.0   Dec
MOD#    MODINE MFG CO        0.20   0.14    42.9   0.28   -28.6   Dec
WY*#    WEYERHAEUSER CO      0.14   0.10    40.0   0.06   133.3   Dec
CATM    CARDTRONICS INC      0.36   0.26    38.5   0.36     0.0   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
MTX#    MINERALS TECH        1.05   0.85    23.5   0.90    16.7   Dec
CLX*#   CLOROX CO            0.82   0.68    20.6   0.69    18.8   Dec
WTM#    WHITE MOUNTAINS     12.74  10.86    17.3   3.40   274.7   Dec
AON*    AON CORP             0.97   0.84    15.5   0.96     1.0   Dec
EL*#    ESTEE LAUDER         1.02   0.89    14.6   1.01     1.0   Dec
HNT#    HEALTH NET INC       0.90   0.80    12.5   0.89     1.1   Dec
BEAM*#  BEAM INC             0.69   0.63     9.5   0.67     3.0   Dec
CUB#    CUBIC CORP           0.80   0.74     8.1   0.71    12.7   Dec
MAC     MACERICH CO          0.83   0.77     7.8   0.87    -4.6   Dec
SPG*    SIMON PROPERTY       1.91   1.78     7.3   1.91     0.0   Dec
BRS#    BRISTOW GROUP IN     0.76   0.71     7.0   0.91   -16.5   Dec
NFG#    NATL FUEL GAS CO     0.73   0.70     4.3   0.81    -9.9   Dec

Number of companies reporting higher earnings today:           21
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            37

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

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