U.S. Companies Reporting Higher Quarterly EPS, Feb. 14

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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KVHI    KVH INDUSTRIES       0.11   0.02   450.0   0.11     0.0   Dec
UTHR    UNITED THERAPEUT     0.77   0.15   413.3   0.82    -6.1   Dec
ASGN    ON ASSIGNMENT        0.22   0.08   175.0   0.16    37.5   Dec
VIAS    VIASYSTEMS GROUP     0.97   0.45   115.6   0.59    64.4   Dec
DBD     DIEBOLD INC          1.40   0.73    91.8   0.84    66.7   Dec
WPI*    WATSON PHARM         1.77   0.93    90.3   1.76     0.6   Dec
LCAV    LCA-VISION INC      -0.09  -0.39    76.9  -0.22    59.1   Dec
SAPE#   SAPIENT CORP         0.19   0.11    72.7   0.16    18.8   Dec
VAL     VALSPAR CORP         0.62   0.39    59.0   0.48    29.2   Jan
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
TGH     TEXTAINER GROUP      1.06   0.72    47.2   0.99     7.1   Dec
ABG     ASBURY AUTO GRP      0.54   0.37    45.9   0.43    25.6   Dec
GNRC    GENERAC HOLDINGS     0.70   0.49    42.9   0.62    12.9   Dec
NSP     INSPERITY INC        0.42   0.30    40.0   0.36    16.7   Dec
BBSI#   BARRETT BUS SVCS     0.43   0.31    38.7   0.41     4.9   Dec
WTW#    WEIGHT WATCHERS      0.86   0.64    34.4   0.86     0.0   Dec
BWA*    BORGWARNER INC       1.19   0.89    33.7   1.17     1.7   Dec
SCL     STEPAN CO            1.36   1.02    33.3   1.28     6.3   Dec
ECHO#   ECHO GLOBAL LOGI     0.16   0.12    33.3   0.15     6.7   Dec
CUTR    CUTERA INC          -0.06  -0.09    33.3  -0.09    33.3   Dec
DW      DREW INDS INC        0.18   0.14    28.6   0.20   -10.0   Dec
FOSL    FOSSIL INC           1.87   1.46    28.1   1.77     5.6   Dec
QSFT#   QUEST SOFTWARE       0.51   0.40    27.5   0.51     0.0   Dec
ZBRA    ZEBRA TECH CORP      0.63   0.50    26.0   0.61     3.3   Dec
CHE#    CHEMED CORP          1.45   1.21    19.8   1.45     0.0   Dec
OMC*    OMNICOM GROUP        0.96   0.83    15.7   0.95     1.1   Dec
CRL     CHARLES RIVER LA     0.69   0.60    15.0   0.56    23.2   Dec
HST*    HOST HOTELS & RE     0.32   0.28    14.3   0.30     6.7   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
MMC*    MARSH & MCLENNAN     0.46   0.41    12.2   0.45     2.2   Dec
EGP#    EASTGROUP PROP       0.77   0.71     8.5   0.78    -1.3   Dec
USTR    UNITED STATIONER     0.64   0.59     8.5   0.62     3.2   Dec
JCOM#   J2 GLOBAL INC        0.64   0.60     6.7   0.63     1.6   Dec
CW#     CURTISS-WRIGHT       0.84   0.79     6.3   0.85    -1.2   Dec
ACIW    ACI WORLDWIDE IN     0.85   0.80     6.2   0.72    18.1   Dec
HCP*    HCP INC              0.67   0.64     4.7   0.68    -1.5   Dec
ARB     ARBITRON INC         0.58   0.57     1.8   0.56     3.6   Dec
TAL     TAL INTERNATIONA     0.77   0.76     1.3   0.98   -21.4   Dec

Number of companies reporting higher earnings today:           36
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            55

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

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