U.S. Companies Reporting Higher Quarterly EPS, April 12

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               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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MTOX    MEDTOX SCIENTIFI     0.17   0.09    88.9   0.13    30.8   Mar
WAFD    WASH FED             0.33   0.18    83.3   0.30    10.0   Mar
JBHT#   HUNT (JB) TRANS      0.57   0.40    42.5   0.52     9.6   Mar
FAST*   FASTENAL CO          0.34   0.27    25.9   0.34     0.0   Mar
RAD     RITE AID CORP       -0.18  -0.24    25.0  -0.14   -28.6   Feb
GOOG*#  GOOGLE INC-CL A     10.08   8.08    24.8   9.64     4.6   Mar
CBSH#   COMMERCE BCSHS       0.74   0.66    12.1   0.67    10.4   Mar

Number of companies reporting higher earnings today:            7
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:             9

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

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