Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises, April 25

(Corrects to delete Nielsen Holdings from story published April 25.)

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
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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OC      OWENS CORNING        0.09   0.20   -55.0   0.30   -70.0   Mar
CWEI    CLAYTON WILLIAMS     0.65   1.31   -50.4   1.30   -50.0   Mar
SIX     SIX FLAGS ENTERT    -2.08  -1.47   -41.5  -1.62   -28.4   Mar
DAL     DELTA AIR LI        -0.05  -0.38    86.8  -0.04   -25.0   Mar
ATMI    ATMI INC             0.16   0.25   -36.0   0.21   -23.8   Mar
NS      NUSTAR ENERGY LP     0.23   0.40   -42.5   0.30   -23.3   Mar
FMBI    FIRST MIDWEST/IL     0.11   0.10    10.0   0.13   -15.4   Mar
TMP     TOMPKINS FINANCI     0.71   0.80   -11.3   0.81   -12.3   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
ROK*    ROCKWELL AUTOMAT     1.16   1.14     1.8   1.27    -8.7   Mar
SO*     SOUTHERN CO          0.42   0.50   -16.0   0.45    -6.7   Mar
ICON    ICONIX BRAND GRO     0.43   0.45    -4.4   0.46    -6.5   Mar
DPS*    DR PEPPER SNAPPL     0.46   0.50    -8.0   0.48    -4.2   Mar
NDAQ*   NASDAQ OMX GROUP     0.61   0.61     0.0   0.63    -3.2   Mar
MKTX    MARKETAXESS          0.35   0.27    29.6   0.36    -2.8   Mar
CBZ     CBIZ INC             0.35   0.32     9.4   0.36    -2.8   Mar
HES*    HESS CORP            1.49   1.83   -18.6   1.53    -2.6   Mar
BKU     BANKUNITED INC       0.44   1.89   -76.7   0.45    -2.2   Mar

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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