U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, Feb. 10

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

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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KONA#   KONA GRILL INC       0.12  -0.05      NM   0.01  1100.0  -0.23   -3.66
ACET#   ACETO CORP           0.17   0.08   112.5   0.07   142.9   0.16    2.12
SRLS#   SERACARE LIFE        0.07   0.04    75.0   0.03   133.3   0.21    6.23
OZM     OCH-ZIFF CAPIT-A     0.04   0.74   -94.6   0.02   100.0  -0.36   -3.51
AMKR#   AMKOR TECH INC       0.12   0.20   -40.0   0.07    71.4   0.05    0.81
STMP#   STAMPS.COM INC       0.35   0.30    16.7   0.22    59.1  -1.72   -5.37
EIHI#   EASTERN INSURANC     0.27   0.06   350.0   0.18    50.0   0.15    1.04
BDC     BELDEN INC           0.76   0.55    38.2   0.53    43.4   0.09    0.23
THR     THERMON GROUP HO     0.23     na      na   0.19    21.1  -0.02   -0.10
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
HPY     HEARTLAND PAYMEN     0.28   0.18    55.6   0.24    16.7   0.44    1.62
ARX     AEROFLEX HOLDING     0.14   0.17   -17.6   0.12    16.7  -0.02   -0.17
CIDM#   CINEDIGM DIGIT-A    -0.05  -0.12    58.3  -0.06    16.7  -0.14   -6.80
HERO    HERCULES OFFSHOR    -0.16  -0.03  -433.3  -0.19    15.8   0.29    6.00
PPL*#   PPL CORPORATION      0.70   0.83   -15.7   0.61    14.8   0.74    2.67
LF#     LEAPFROG ENTERPR     0.49   0.38    28.9   0.43    14.0  -0.14   -2.05
AMSC    AMER SUPERCONDTR    -0.34   0.40      NM  -0.39    12.8  -0.46   -8.26
RUTH#   RUTH’S HOSPITALI     0.11   0.07    57.1   0.10    10.0   0.16    2.67
NKSH#   NATL BKSHS INC       0.70   0.55    27.3   0.64     9.4  -0.15   -0.52
ECPG#   ENCORE CAPITAL G     0.67   0.56    19.6   0.63     6.3  -0.31   -1.31
CBOE    CBOE HOLDINGS IN     0.37   0.31    19.4   0.35     5.7   1.60    6.05
HME#    HOME PROPERTIES      0.93   0.85     9.4   0.89     4.5   0.38    0.63
NYX*#   NYSE EURONEXT        0.50   0.46     8.7   0.48     4.2   1.25    4.51
PDM#    PIEDMONT OFFIC-A     0.38   0.39    -2.6   0.37     2.7  -0.21   -1.15
SNI*    SCRIPPS NET-CL A     0.84   0.68    23.5   0.82     2.4  -0.83   -1.89
LH*#    LABORATORY CP        1.56   1.34    16.4   1.53     2.0  -2.08   -2.26
NBL*    NOBLE ENERGY INC     1.18   1.04    13.5   1.16     1.7  -2.38   -2.30
GDI#    GARDNER DENVER       1.54   1.15    33.9   1.53     0.7  -7.18   -8.99
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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CPO     CORN PRODUCTS        1.11   1.05     5.7   1.11     0.0  -0.43   -0.75
SON     SONOCO PRODUCTS      0.46   0.59   -22.0   0.46     0.0  -0.50   -1.49
AAN#    AARON’S INC          0.43   0.39    10.3   0.43     0.0  -0.79   -2.75
PACR    PACER INTL INC       0.07   0.05    40.0   0.07     0.0   0.00    0.00

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

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