U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, 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          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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PLNR#   PLANAR SYSTEMS      -0.09  -0.01  -800.0  -0.02  -350.0  -0.02   -0.88
USAK    USA TRUCK INC       -0.46  -0.17  -170.6  -0.20  -130.0  -0.60   -6.71
SGI#    SILICON GRAPHICS     0.04   0.12   -66.7   0.25   -84.0  -0.39   -2.64
PHH     PHH CORP             0.22   3.25   -93.2   0.75   -70.7   1.02    7.91
LPX     LOUISIANA-PACIFI    -0.34  -0.12  -183.3  -0.20   -70.0  -0.62   -6.98
OTTR    OTTER TAIL CORP      0.07   0.23   -69.6   0.23   -69.6  -0.33   -1.48
LRN     K12 INC              0.11   0.31   -64.5   0.27   -59.3  -0.88   -3.51
AMRI    ALBANY MOLECULAR    -0.19  -0.16   -18.8  -0.12   -58.3  -0.09   -2.91
BMI     BADGER METER INC     0.15   0.42   -64.3   0.27   -44.4  -1.44   -4.23
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
GET     GAYLORD ENTMNT       0.10  -0.68      NM   0.16   -37.5   0.47    1.61
CDXS#   CODEXIS INC         -0.15  -0.01 -1400.0  -0.11   -36.4  -0.04   -0.67
PSE     PIONEER SOUTHWES     0.57   0.75   -24.0   0.87   -34.5   0.77    2.89
WMCO    WILLIAMS CONTROL     0.13   0.09    44.4   0.17   -23.5  -0.25   -2.21
FORM#   FORMFACTOR INC      -0.45  -0.29   -55.2  -0.38   -18.4  -0.01   -0.19
VSH     VISHAY INTERTECH     0.15   0.48   -68.7   0.18   -16.7  -0.39   -3.05
CBM     CAMBREX CORP         0.10   0.19   -47.4   0.12   -16.7  -1.22  -15.21
CSII#   CARDIOVASCULAR S    -0.23  -0.13   -76.9  -0.20   -15.0  -0.09   -0.90
ADVS    ADVENT SOFTWARE      0.12   0.17   -29.4   0.14   -14.3   0.48    1.76
MCC     MEDLEY CAPITAL C     0.25     na      na   0.28   -10.7   0.10    0.89
OPNT#   OPNET TECH INC       0.26   0.23    13.0   0.29   -10.3  -0.24   -0.63
VTSS#   VITESSE SEMICOND    -0.12  -0.14    14.3  -0.11    -9.1  -0.01   -0.31
PRI#    PRIMERICA INC        0.56   0.59    -5.1   0.61    -8.2   0.02    0.08
BR      BROADRIDGE FINL      0.12   0.08    50.0   0.13    -7.7  -0.33   -1.35
TLLP    TESORO LOGISTICS     0.37     na      na   0.40    -7.5  -0.22   -0.66
TWO#    TWO HARBORS INVE     0.40   0.36    11.1   0.42    -4.8  -0.05   -0.51
PPS     POST PROPERTIES      0.40   0.43    -7.0   0.42    -4.8  -0.30   -0.66
LPLA#   LPL INVESTMENT H     0.44   0.42     4.8   0.46    -4.3   0.85    2.43
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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STE     STERIS CORP          0.59   0.57     3.5   0.61    -3.3  -0.05   -0.16
SXT     SENSIENT TECHNOL     0.57   0.52     9.6   0.58    -1.7  -1.12   -2.78
MITK#   MITEK SYSTEMS        0.00     na      na   0.01      NM   0.04    0.46
SWS#    SWS GROUP INC       -0.05  -0.01  -400.0   0.04      NM  -0.13   -1.74
POWL#   POWELL INDS INC     -0.15   0.21      NM   0.20      NM   0.77    2.05

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

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