Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Feb. 7

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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USAK    USA TRUCK INC       -0.46  -0.17  -170.6  -0.20  -130.0   Dec
PHH     PHH CORP             0.22   3.25   -93.2   0.75   -70.7   Dec
LPX     LOUISIANA-PACIFI    -0.34  -0.12  -183.3  -0.20   -70.0   Dec
OTTR    OTTER TAIL CORP      0.07   0.23   -69.6   0.23   -69.6   Dec
LRN     K12 INC              0.11   0.31   -64.5   0.27   -59.3   Dec
AMRI    ALBANY MOLECULAR    -0.19  -0.16   -18.8  -0.12   -58.3   Dec
BMI     BADGER METER INC     0.15   0.42   -64.3   0.27   -44.4   Dec
GET     GAYLORD ENTMNT       0.10  -0.68      NM   0.16   -37.5   Dec
PSE     PIONEER SOUTHWES     0.57   0.75   -24.0   0.87   -34.5   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11  % CHG   Q/E
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WMCO    WILLIAMS CONTROL     0.13   0.09    44.4   0.17   -23.5   Dec
VSH     VISHAY INTERTECH     0.15   0.48   -68.7   0.18   -16.7   Dec
CBM     CAMBREX CORP         0.10   0.19   -47.4   0.12   -16.7   Dec
ADVS    ADVENT SOFTWARE      0.12   0.17   -29.4   0.14   -14.3   Dec
CFX     COLFAX CORP          0.40   0.39     2.6   0.46   -13.0   Dec
MCC     MEDLEY CAPITAL C     0.25     na      na   0.28   -10.7   Dec
BR      BROADRIDGE FINL      0.12   0.08    50.0   0.13    -7.7   Dec
TLLP    TESORO LOGISTICS     0.37     na      na   0.40    -7.5   Dec
PPS     POST PROPERTIES      0.40   0.43    -7.0   0.42    -4.8   Dec
STE     STERIS CORP          0.59   0.57     3.5   0.61    -3.3   Dec
IT      GARTNER INC          0.46   0.39    17.9   0.47    -2.1   Dec
SXT     SENSIENT TECHNOL     0.57   0.52     9.6   0.58    -1.7   Dec
RTI     RTI INTL METALS      0.00  -0.05      NM   0.10      NM   Dec

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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