U.S. Companies Reporting Higher Quarterly EPS, Feb. 7

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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BRE     BRE PROPERTIES       0.57   0.15   280.0   0.56     1.8   Dec
WNC     WABASH NATIONAL      0.11   0.03   266.7   0.10    10.0   Dec
PIKE    PIKE ELECTRIC CO     0.14   0.04   250.0   0.09    55.6   Dec
GUID#   GUIDANCE SOFTWAR     0.16   0.05   220.0   0.09    77.8   Dec
LIOX    LIONBRIDGE TECH      0.08   0.03   166.7   0.08     0.0   Dec
PXD*    PIONEER NATURAL      1.08   0.51   111.8   1.03     4.9   Dec
LGND#   LIGAND PHARM-B       0.24   0.12   100.0   0.07   242.9   Dec
HMN#    HORACE MANN EDUC     0.72   0.39    84.6   0.53    35.8   Dec
AGCO    AGCO CORP            1.44   0.88    63.6   1.33     8.3   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
PACB#   PACIFIC BIOSCIEN    -0.42  -0.97    56.7  -0.46     8.7   Dec
VCLK#   VALUECLICK INC       0.47   0.31    51.6   0.40    17.5   Dec
HBNK#   HAMPDEN BANCORP      0.12   0.08    50.0   0.07    71.4   Dec
BR      BROADRIDGE FINL      0.12   0.08    50.0   0.13    -7.7   Dec
WMCO    WILLIAMS CONTROL     0.13   0.09    44.4   0.17   -23.5   Dec
RBC     REGAL BELOIT         0.93   0.65    43.1   0.70    32.9   Dec
KNL     KNOLL INC            0.37   0.26    42.3   0.37     0.0   Dec
MLM     MARTIN MAR MTLS      0.52   0.37    40.5   0.39    33.3   Dec
MNI     MCCLATCHY CO-A       0.52   0.39    33.3   0.40    30.0   Dec
CBG*#   CBRE GROUP INC-A     0.46   0.36    27.8   0.43     7.0   Dec
CERN*#  CERNER CORP          0.55   0.44    25.0   0.53     3.8   Dec
KFRC#   KFORCE INC           0.20   0.16    25.0   0.19     5.3   Dec
ONE#    HIGHER ONE HOLD      0.21   0.17    23.5   0.21     0.0   Dec
LNC*#   LINCOLN NATL CRP     1.00   0.82    22.0   1.00     0.0   Dec
FWRD#   FORWARD AIR CORP     0.50   0.41    22.0   0.50     0.0   Dec
SWI     SOLARWINDS INC       0.29   0.24    20.8   0.25    16.0   Dec
ILMN#   ILLUMINA INC         0.35   0.29    20.7   0.33     6.1   Dec
IEX     IDEX CORP            0.65   0.54    20.4   0.63     3.2   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
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YUM*    YUM! BRANDS INC      0.75   0.63    19.0   0.74     1.4   Dec
NCR     NCR CORP             0.65   0.55    18.2   0.56    16.1   Dec
LIFE*#  LIFE TECHNOLOGIE     1.06   0.90    17.8   1.04     1.9   Dec
DIS*#   WALT DISNEY CO       0.80   0.68    17.6   0.71    12.7   Dec
MOSY#   MOSYS INC           -0.10  -0.12    16.7  -0.10     0.0   Dec
USNA#   USANA HEALTH SCI     0.87   0.75    16.0   0.86     1.2   Dec
LDR     LANDAUER INC         0.73   0.63    15.9   0.60    21.7   Dec
YDNT    YOUNG INNOVATION     0.54   0.47    14.9   0.50     8.0   Dec
PRGO*   PERRIGO CO           1.20   1.05    14.3   1.15     4.3   Dec
HCSG#   HEALTHCARE SERVS     0.16   0.14    14.3   0.16     0.0   Dec
VTSS#   VITESSE SEMICOND    -0.12  -0.14    14.3  -0.11    -9.1   Dec
OPNT#   OPNET TECH INC       0.26   0.23    13.0   0.29   -10.3   Dec
TWO#    TWO HARBORS INVE     0.40   0.36    11.1   0.42    -4.8   Dec
MMP     MAGELLAN MIDSTRE     1.02   0.93     9.7   0.95     7.4   Dec
KO*     COCA-COLA CO/THE     0.79   0.72     9.7   0.77     2.6   Dec
SXT     SENSIENT TECHNOL     0.57   0.52     9.6   0.58    -1.7   Dec
WCN#    WASTE CONNECTION     0.35   0.32     9.4   0.35     0.0   Dec
LNCR    LINCARE HOLDINGS     0.51   0.48     6.3   0.51     0.0   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
WU*#    WESTERN UNION        0.40   0.38     5.3   0.40     0.0   Dec
HAR*    HARMAN INTL          0.83   0.79     5.1   0.74    12.2   Dec
LPLA#   LPL INVESTMENT H     0.44   0.42     4.8   0.46    -4.3   Dec
STE     STERIS CORP          0.59   0.57     3.5   0.61    -3.3   Dec
GLT     GLATFELTER           0.32   0.31     3.2   0.26    23.1   Dec

Number of companies reporting higher earnings today:           50
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            94

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

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at at csoong@Bloomberg.net.

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