U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, March 6

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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FACE#   PHYSICIANS FORMU     0.00  -0.07      NM  -0.01      NM   0.03    1.00
ASTX    ASTEX PHARMACEUT     0.00   0.11      NM  -0.01      NM  -0.08   -4.19
ALTH#   ALLOS THERAPEUT      0.00  -0.17      NM  -0.06      NM   0.03    2.14
SUP#    SUPERIOR INDS        1.50   0.82    82.9   0.24   525.0  -1.25   -6.60
GCA#    GLOBAL CASH ACCE     0.17   0.00      na   0.04   325.0  -0.22   -3.94
ARCL#   ARCHIPELAGO LEAR     0.07   0.10   -30.0   0.02   250.0  -0.05   -0.45
AACC    ASSET ACCEPTANCE     0.16  -0.23      NM   0.08   100.0  -0.19   -4.19
BDE     BLACK DIAMOND IN     0.16   0.09    77.8   0.10    60.0  -0.12   -1.34
KRO     KRONOS WORLDWIDE     0.74   0.33   124.2   0.47    57.4  -0.17   -0.72
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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DVAX    DYNAVAX TECHNOLO    -0.03  -0.14    78.6  -0.07    57.1   0.06    1.47
SNTS    SANTARUS INC         0.03  -0.03      NM   0.02    50.0  -0.14   -2.90
ALOG#   ANALOGIC CORP        1.02   0.53    92.5   0.69    47.8  -0.45   -0.82
AVD     AMER VANGUARD        0.23   0.14    64.3   0.17    35.3   0.67    3.96
CHTP#   CHELSEA THERAPEU    -0.20  -0.25    20.0  -0.30    33.3  -0.08   -2.24
PKOH    PARK OHIO HLDGS      0.64   0.30   113.3   0.50    28.0  -0.44   -2.48
SHFL    SHUFFLE MASTER       0.14   0.09    55.6   0.11    27.3   1.48   10.16
NCS#    NCI BUILDING SYS    -0.32  -0.99    67.7  -0.44    27.3  -0.24   -1.94
IRDM    IRIDIUM COMMUNIC     0.11   0.15   -26.7   0.09    22.2   0.79   10.68
AMAG    AMAG PHARMACEUTI    -0.87  -0.94     7.4  -1.11    21.6  -0.05   -0.31
DUSA    DUSA PHARMACEUT      0.15   0.12    25.0   0.13    15.4   1.15   24.73
HF      HFF INC-A            0.35   0.12   191.7   0.31    12.9  -0.12   -0.83
PAY     VERIFONE SYSTEMS     0.58   0.43    34.9   0.52    11.5   3.69    7.93
DCTH    DELCATH SYSTEMS     -0.33  -0.36     8.3  -0.36     8.3  -0.27   -6.52
BPI     BRIDGEPOINT EDUC     0.41   0.45    -8.9   0.38     7.9  -0.10   -0.43
MBLX#   METABOLIX INC       -0.28  -0.35    20.0  -0.30     6.7  -0.20   -7.30
ATSG    AIR TRANSPORT SE     0.21   0.19    10.5   0.20     5.0  -0.21   -3.73
CHEF#   CHEFS WAREHOUSE      0.26     na      na   0.25     4.0   0.01    0.05
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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AAT#    AMERICAN ASSETS      0.28     na      na   0.27     3.7  -0.25   -1.13
UNFI#   UNITED NATURAL       0.45   0.39    15.4   0.44     2.3  -1.76   -3.83
DKS     DICK’S SPORTING      0.88   0.76    15.8   0.88     0.0   1.32    2.90
MDSO    MEDIDATA SOLUTIO     0.37   0.71   -47.9   0.37     0.0   3.18   15.30
SMP     STANDARD MOTOR       0.17   0.11    54.5   0.17     0.0  -3.86  -15.84
ACAD#   ACADIA PHARMACEU    -0.10   0.74      NM  -0.10     0.0  -0.08   -5.13
MAKO#   MAKO SURGICAL       -0.14  -0.25    44.0  -0.14     0.0  -1.92   -4.89
MPG     MPG OFFICE TRUST    -0.20   0.02      NM  -0.20     0.0  -0.18   -7.38

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

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