U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, April 24

The following U.S. companies reported negative earnings surprises today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings to earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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HWAY#   HEALTHWAYS INC      -0.08   0.12      NM  -0.01  -700.0   0.10    1.50
RFMD#   RF MICRO DEVICES    -0.02   0.08      NM  -0.01  -100.0   0.02    0.51
ACW     ACCURIDE CORP       -0.04  -0.11    63.6  -0.02  -100.0   0.01    0.14
PRWT    PREMIERWEST BANC    -0.48  -0.74    35.1  -0.27   -77.8   0.02    1.33
IPHI#   INPHI CORP           0.03   0.10   -70.0   0.10   -70.0  -0.27   -1.93
CRDN    CERADYNE INC         0.16   0.94   -83.0   0.37   -56.8  -4.56  -14.65
WIRE#   ENCORE WIRE          0.29   0.46   -37.0   0.49   -40.8   0.02    0.08
CIT     CIT GROUP INC       -2.22   0.33      NM  -1.58   -40.5  -0.45   -1.15
FDML    FEDERAL MOGUL        0.32   0.51   -37.3   0.50   -36.0  -0.60   -4.16
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
JNS     JANUS CAPITAL GR     0.12   0.21   -42.9   0.16   -25.0  -0.19   -2.40
HGSI#   HUMAN GENOME SCI    -0.47  -0.69    31.9  -0.40   -17.5   0.05    0.34
SMCI#   SUPER MICRO COMP     0.19   0.23   -17.4   0.22   -13.6   0.52    3.01
ASTE    ASTEC INDUSTRIES     0.53   0.44    20.5   0.61   -13.1  -0.39   -1.18
FTI*#   FMC TECHNOLOGIES     0.41   0.32    28.1   0.45    -8.9   0.39    0.83
WAT*    WATERS CORP          1.00   1.03    -2.9   1.09    -8.3  -6.54   -7.40
NRIM#   NORTHRIM BANCORP     0.39   0.37     5.4   0.42    -7.1   0.06    0.27
STR#    QUESTAR CORP         0.41   0.39     5.1   0.44    -6.8   0.27    1.41
QEP*#   QEP RESOURCES IN     0.42   0.30    40.0   0.45    -6.7   0.20    0.67
HTCH#   HUTCHINSON TECH     -0.48  -0.71    32.4  -0.45    -6.7  -0.01   -0.48
CE      CELANESE CORP-A      0.72   0.96   -25.0   0.77    -6.5  -0.66   -1.40
CNC     CENTENE CORP         0.45   0.48    -6.2   0.48    -6.2  -2.66   -5.93
AXE     ANIXTER INTL INC     1.37   1.32     3.8   1.42    -3.5  -0.15   -0.22
RAI*    REYNOLDS AMERICA     0.63   0.59     6.8   0.65    -3.1  -2.07   -4.96
SKT#    TANGER FACTORY       0.36   0.32    12.5   0.37    -2.7   0.46    1.51
TROW*   T ROWE PRICE GRP     0.75   0.72     4.2   0.77    -2.6   0.94    1.54
HTS#    HATTERAS FINANCI     0.89   0.96    -7.3   0.91    -2.2  -0.22   -0.76
APD*    AIR PRODS & CHEM     1.31   1.41    -7.1   1.33    -1.5  -4.01   -4.52
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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TMK*#   TORCHMARK CORP       1.27   1.08    17.6   1.28    -0.8   0.58    1.20
RSH     RADIOSHACK CORP     -0.08   0.35      NM   0.04      NM  -0.63  -10.55
ABCB#   AMERIS BANCORP      -0.34   0.02      NM   0.06      NM   0.24    1.88

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

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