Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Feb. 9

The following U.S. companies reported positive surprises or matched expectations today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings to earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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PCYC    PHARMACYCLICS        0.78  -0.14      NM  -0.19      NM   Dec
OZM     OCH-ZIFF CAPIT-A     0.04   0.74   -94.6   0.02   100.0   Dec
UHAL    AMERCO               1.65   0.80   106.2   0.87    89.7   Dec
NFBK    NORTHFIELD BANCO     0.19   0.09   111.1   0.11    72.7   Dec
TIS     ORCHIDS PAPER PR     0.35   0.12   191.7   0.21    66.7   Dec
IPSU    IMPERIAL SUGAR      -0.29  -0.75    61.3  -0.76    61.8   Dec
BDC     BELDEN INC           0.76   0.55    38.2   0.53    43.4   Dec
CNVO    CONVIO INC           0.10   0.04   150.0   0.07    42.9   Dec
BECN    BEACON ROOFING S     0.39   0.22    77.3   0.29    34.5   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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RA      RAILAMERICA INC      0.28   0.18    55.6   0.21    33.3   Dec
MNR     MONMOUTH REIT-A      0.20     na      na   0.15    33.3   Dec
FORR    FORRESTER RESEAR     0.38   0.18   111.1   0.29    31.0   Dec
PNG     PAA NATURAL GAS      0.30   0.23    30.4   0.24    25.0   Dec
ALXN    ALEXION PHARM        0.42   0.26    61.5   0.34    23.5   Dec
PMTI    PALOMAR MED TECH    -0.10  -0.14    28.6  -0.13    23.1   Dec
THR     THERMON GROUP HO     0.23     na      na   0.19    21.1   Dec
HPY     HEARTLAND PAYMEN     0.28   0.18    55.6   0.24    16.7   Dec
ARX     AEROFLEX HOLDING     0.14   0.17   -17.6   0.12    16.7   Dec
HERO    HERCULES OFFSHOR    -0.16  -0.03  -433.3  -0.19    15.8   Dec
AMSC    AMER SUPERCONDTR    -0.34   0.40      NM  -0.39    12.8   Dec
LO*     LORILLARD INC        2.20   1.74    26.4   1.96    12.2   Dec
PLD*    PROLOGIS INC         0.44   0.41     7.3   0.40    10.0   Dec
TCO     TAUBMAN CENTERS      0.93   1.06   -12.3   0.85     9.4   Dec
ORLY*   O’REILLY AUTOMOT     0.93   0.69    34.8   0.86     8.1   Dec
GPI     GROUP 1 AUTOMOTI     0.94   0.64    46.9   0.87     8.0   Dec
BG      BUNGE LTD            1.65   1.99   -17.1   1.53     7.8   Dec
GGP     GENERAL GROWTH P     0.29   0.26    11.5   0.27     7.4   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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DNKN    DUNKIN’ BRANDS G     0.30     na      na   0.28     7.1   Dec
TDC*    TERADATA CORP        0.66   0.53    24.5   0.62     6.5   Dec
CBOE    CBOE HOLDINGS IN     0.37   0.31    19.4   0.35     5.7   Dec
LUFK    LUFKIN INDS          0.80   0.47    70.2   0.76     5.3   Dec
IRC     INLAND REAL ESTA     0.22   0.21     4.8   0.21     4.8   Dec
EPAX    AMBASSADORS GRP     -0.43  -0.36   -19.4  -0.45     4.4   Dec
IFF*    INTL FLVR & FRAG     0.74   0.69     7.2   0.71     4.2   Dec
MTRX    MATRIX SERVICE       0.27   0.20    35.0   0.26     3.8   Dec
PEP*    PEPSICO INC          1.15   1.05     9.5   1.12     2.7   Dec
SNI*    SCRIPPS NET-CL A     0.84   0.68    23.5   0.82     2.4   Dec
SIAL*   SIGMA-ALDRICH        0.91   0.83     9.6   0.89     2.2   Dec
NBL*    NOBLE ENERGY INC     1.18   1.04    13.5   1.16     1.7   Dec
CLI     MACK-CALI REALTY     0.68   0.69    -1.4   0.67     1.5   Dec
PM*     PHILIP MORRIS IN     1.10   0.97    13.4   1.09     0.9   Dec
CALD    CALLIDUS SOFTWAR     0.01   0.01     0.0   0.00      na   Dec
CPO     CORN PRODUCTS        1.11   1.05     5.7   1.11     0.0   Dec
SON     SONOCO PRODUCTS      0.46   0.59   -22.0   0.46     0.0   Dec
CCE*    COCA-COLA ENTER      0.36   0.28    28.6   0.36     0.0   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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FSC     FIFTH STREET FIN     0.27   0.26     3.8   0.27     0.0   Dec
PBH     PRESTIGE BRANDS      0.25   0.21    19.0   0.25     0.0   Dec
PACR    PACER INTL INC       0.07   0.05    40.0   0.07     0.0   Dec
SIRI    SIRIUS XM RADIO      0.01   0.01     0.0   0.01     0.0   Dec

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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