U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, Feb. 14

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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DBD     DIEBOLD INC          1.40   0.73    91.8   0.84    66.7   0.72    1.90
VIAS    VIASYSTEMS GROUP     0.97   0.45   115.6   0.59    64.4  -0.20   -1.09
CYNO    CYNOSURE INC-A       0.08  -0.06      NM   0.05    60.0   2.55   18.36
LCAV    LCA-VISION INC      -0.09  -0.39    76.9  -0.22    59.1   0.78   13.22
API     ADV PHOTONIX-A      -0.01   0.01      NM  -0.02    50.0  -0.11  -13.10
ASGN    ON ASSIGNMENT        0.22   0.08   175.0   0.16    37.5   1.73   14.49
CUTR    CUTERA INC          -0.06  -0.09    33.3  -0.09    33.3   0.67    8.57
VAL     VALSPAR CORP         0.62   0.39    59.0   0.48    29.2   1.80    4.09
SKH     SKILLED HEALTHCA     0.19   0.31   -38.7   0.15    26.7   0.44    7.02
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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ABG     ASBURY AUTO GRP      0.54   0.37    45.9   0.43    25.6   1.84    7.46
CRL     CHARLES RIVER LA     0.69   0.60    15.0   0.56    23.2   1.33    3.92
SAPE#   SAPIENT CORP         0.19   0.11    72.7   0.16    18.8  -0.17   -1.30
ACIW    ACI WORLDWIDE IN     0.85   0.80     6.2   0.72    18.1   0.66    1.86
NSP     INSPERITY INC        0.42   0.30    40.0   0.36    16.7   0.81    2.71
GNRC    GENERAC HOLDINGS     0.70   0.49    42.9   0.62    12.9  -3.31  -11.19
HSP*    HOSPIRA INC          0.51   0.77   -33.8   0.47     8.5   2.08    6.08
TGH     TEXTAINER GROUP      1.06   0.72    47.2   0.99     7.1   0.63    1.99
HST*    HOST HOTELS & RE     0.32   0.28    14.3   0.30     6.7  -0.68   -4.00
ECHO#   ECHO GLOBAL LOGI     0.16   0.12    33.3   0.15     6.7   0.10    0.56
SCL     STEPAN CO            1.36   1.02    33.3   1.28     6.3  -1.92   -2.27
FOSL    FOSSIL INC           1.87   1.46    28.1   1.77     5.6  15.32   14.66
BBSI#   BARRETT BUS SVCS     0.43   0.31    38.7   0.41     4.9  -1.01   -5.43
REGN    REGENERON PHARM     -0.58  -0.16  -262.5  -0.61     4.9  -4.55   -3.97
ARB     ARBITRON INC         0.58   0.57     1.8   0.56     3.6   1.82    5.14
ZBRA    ZEBRA TECH CORP      0.63   0.50    26.0   0.61     3.3  -0.84   -2.12
USTR    UNITED STATIONER     0.64   0.59     8.5   0.62     3.2  -3.27   -9.47
MMC*    MARSH & MCLENNAN     0.46   0.41    12.2   0.45     2.2  -0.36   -1.12
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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BWA*    BORGWARNER INC       1.19   0.89    33.7   1.17     1.7   0.56    0.71
JCOM#   J2 GLOBAL INC        0.64   0.60     6.7   0.63     1.6   0.24    0.82
OMC*    OMNICOM GROUP        0.96   0.83    15.7   0.95     1.1  -0.02   -0.04
WPI*    WATSON PHARM         1.77   0.93    90.3   1.76     0.6   2.36    4.09
CHE#    CHEMED CORP          1.45   1.21    19.8   1.45     0.0   1.17    2.04
CPLA    CAPELLA EDUCATIO     0.91   1.09   -16.5   0.91     0.0  -5.91  -13.03
WTW#    WEIGHT WATCHERS      0.86   0.64    34.4   0.86     0.0   1.49    1.91
QSFT#   QUEST SOFTWARE       0.51   0.40    27.5   0.51     0.0   0.09    0.42
SRI     STONERIDGE INC       0.22   0.26   -15.4   0.22     0.0  -0.21   -2.09
MIG#    MEADOWBROOK INS      0.16   0.26   -38.5   0.16     0.0  -0.11   -1.13
KVHI    KVH INDUSTRIES       0.11   0.02   450.0   0.11     0.0   0.06    0.67
RLGT    RADIANT LOGISTIC     0.02   0.02     0.0   0.02     0.0  -0.01   -0.42

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

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