U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, March 1

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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ARQL    ARQULE INC           0.07  -0.13      NM  -0.09      NM  -0.05   -0.70
GMXR    GMX RESOURCES        0.04  -0.06      NM  -0.07      NM  -0.06   -3.41
SRZ     SUNRISE SENIOR       0.03   0.54   -94.4  -0.07      NM   0.37    4.78
HEES    H&E EQUIPMENT SE     0.23  -0.07      NM   0.07   228.6   2.20   12.72
PEGA    PEGASYSTEMS INC      0.16   0.07   128.6   0.05   220.0   8.70   30.98
AUTH    AUTHENTEC INC        0.04  -0.10      NM   0.02   100.0  -0.03   -0.86
AVII    AVI BIOPHARMA       -0.01  -0.07    85.7  -0.07    85.7  -0.01   -0.96
QPSA    QUEPASA CORP        -0.04  -0.13    69.2  -0.13    69.2   0.12    3.05
ANIK    ANIKA THERAPEUTI     0.21     na      na   0.13    61.5   0.14    1.23
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
IMMR    IMMERSION CORP      -0.01  -0.08    87.5  -0.02    50.0  -0.27   -4.16
CVO     CENVEO INC           0.27   0.19    42.1   0.19    42.1   0.99   25.39
FLOW    FLOW INTL CORP       0.07   0.03   133.3   0.05    40.0  -0.04   -1.00
CUNB    CALIF UNITED BK      0.07     na      na   0.05    40.0   0.24    2.36
SNAK    INVENTURE FOODS      0.04   0.05   -20.0   0.03    33.3   0.11    2.70
ESL     ESTERLINE TECH       0.98   0.97     1.0   0.75    30.7  -0.77   -1.19
NKTR    NEKTAR THERAPEUT    -0.33  -0.11  -200.0  -0.47    29.8   0.22    3.07
BRLI    BIO-REFER LABS       0.26   0.17    52.9   0.21    23.8   2.14   10.63
MGRC    MCGRATH RENTCORP     0.53   0.52     1.9   0.43    23.3   0.71    2.24
ASNA    ASCENA RETAIL GR     0.81   0.57    42.1   0.67    20.9   0.35    0.91
RNO     RHINO RESOURCE P     0.43   0.22    95.5   0.36    19.4  -0.04   -0.22
CNSL    CONSOLIDATED COM     0.26   0.26     0.0   0.22    18.2   0.04    0.21
KCP     KENNETH COLE-A       0.43   0.08   437.5   0.37    16.2   0.21    1.34
BOX     SEACUBE CONTAINE     0.66   0.47    40.4   0.57    15.8   0.15    0.92
BAGL    EINSTEIN NOAH RE     0.39   0.26    50.0   0.34    14.7   0.44    3.14
KERX    KERYX BIOPHARM      -0.12  -0.09   -33.3  -0.14    14.3   0.12    3.61
EXL     EXCEL TRUST INC      0.17   0.19   -10.5   0.15    13.3  -0.08   -0.67
DXPE    DXP ENTERPRISES      0.61   0.39    56.4   0.54    13.0   2.30    6.22
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
FUR     WINTHROP REALTY      0.49   0.31    58.1   0.44    11.4  -0.19   -1.67
AMSF    AMERISAFE INC        0.39   0.40    -2.5   0.35    11.4  -0.17   -0.75
PRIM    PRIMORIS SERVICE     0.24   0.24     0.0   0.22     9.1  -0.15   -0.98
LHCG    LHC GROUP INC        0.39   0.63   -38.1   0.36     8.3   2.09   12.28
ZIOP    ZIOPHARM ONCOLOG    -0.24  -0.25     4.0  -0.26     7.7  -0.30   -6.11
BKCC    BLACKROCK KELSO      0.15   0.03   400.0   0.14     7.1   0.06    0.61
IRIS    IRIS INTERNATION     0.15   0.10    50.0   0.14     7.1  -0.07   -0.63
MTZ     MASTEC INC           0.15   0.44   -65.9   0.14     7.1   2.11   12.00
WRI     WEINGARTEN RLTY      0.48   0.43    11.6   0.45     6.7   0.39    1.57
FRF     FORTEGRA FINANCI     0.22   0.25   -12.0   0.21     4.8   0.04    0.58
RJET    REPUBLIC AIRWAYS     0.34   0.18    88.9   0.33     3.0  -0.04   -0.75
KR*     KROGER CO            0.50   0.46     8.7   0.49     2.0   0.65    2.73
FNSR    FINISAR CORP         0.23   0.47   -51.1   0.23     0.0   0.94    4.63
PRFT    PERFICIENT INC       0.21   0.17    23.5   0.21     0.0  -0.03   -0.25
SHEN    SHENANDOAH TELEC     0.16   0.15     6.7   0.16     0.0  -0.19   -1.90
WEN     WENDY’S CO/THE       0.04   0.01   300.0   0.04     0.0  -0.05   -0.89
MEI     METHODE ELEC         0.02   0.16   -87.5   0.02     0.0   0.21    2.30
GMO     GENERAL MOLY INC    -0.03  -0.05    40.0  -0.03     0.0  -0.07   -1.94
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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INVE    IDENTIVE GROUP I    -0.03  -0.02   -50.0  -0.03     0.0  -0.24  -10.81
DVR     CAL DIVE INTERNA    -0.09   0.00      na  -0.09     0.0   0.23    7.93

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

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