U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, April 26

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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KTEC#   KEY TECHNOLOGY      -0.13  -0.01 -1200.0  -0.01 -1200.0  -0.23   -1.73
MTH     MERITAGE HOMES C    -0.15  -0.21    28.6  -0.05  -200.0   0.85    3.01
PMTI    PALOMAR MED TECH    -0.12  -0.10   -20.0  -0.05  -140.0  -0.43   -4.81
LAWS    LAWSON PRODUCTS     -0.21   0.24      NM  -0.09  -133.3  -0.61   -4.02
AMLN    AMYLIN PHARM INC    -0.66  -0.26  -153.8  -0.29  -127.6  -0.47   -1.79
STC     STEWART INFO SVC    -0.63  -0.55   -14.5  -0.30  -110.0  -0.84   -5.34
LIZ     LIZ CLAIBORNE       -0.22  -0.56    60.7  -0.12   -83.3   1.20    9.46
CRAI    CRA INTERNATIONA     0.09   0.40   -77.5   0.45   -80.0  -3.12  -12.83
NIHD    NII HOLDING INC      0.06   0.56   -89.3   0.22   -72.7  -4.35  -23.17
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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EVR     EVERCORE PARTN-A     0.10   0.28   -64.3   0.33   -69.7   0.24    0.96
PCS*    METROPCS COMMUNI     0.06   0.15   -60.0   0.17   -64.7  -0.86  -10.83
MDRX#   ALLSCRIPTS HEALT     0.12   0.21   -42.9   0.24   -50.0   0.09    0.57
VDSI    VASCO DATA INTL      0.05   0.06   -16.7   0.10   -50.0  -2.15  -22.12
REV     REVLON INC-A         0.16   0.20   -20.0   0.28   -42.9  -0.25   -1.43
ETR*    ENTERGY CORP         0.44   1.38   -68.1   0.75   -41.3   0.43    0.65
BG      BUNGE LTD            0.69   1.49   -53.7   1.17   -41.0  -1.75   -2.60
LINE    LINN ENERGY LLC      0.25   0.38   -34.2   0.42   -40.5   0.35    0.89
ELGX#   ENDOLOGIX INC       -0.07  -0.09    22.2  -0.05   -40.0  -0.12   -0.84
UNIS#   UNILIFE CORP        -0.21  -0.20    -5.0  -0.15   -40.0   0.14    3.36
BMRN#   BIOMARIN PHARMAC    -0.21  -0.04  -425.0  -0.15   -40.0  -0.18   -0.51
TLAB#   TELLABS INC         -0.04  -0.03   -33.3  -0.03   -33.3  -0.22   -5.46
CNX*    CONSOL ENERGY        0.42   0.84   -50.0   0.58   -27.6  -1.33   -3.85
VNTV#   VANTIV INC -CL A     0.20     na      na   0.27   -25.9   0.69    3.29
GPK     GRAPHIC PACKAGIN     0.06   0.08   -25.0   0.08   -25.0  -0.10   -1.81
SFE#    SAFEGUARD SCIENT    -0.46  -0.44    -4.5  -0.37   -24.3  -0.16   -0.96
NR#     NEWPARK RESOURCE     0.16   0.16     0.0   0.21   -23.8   0.27    3.81
GFIG#   GFI GROUP INC        0.07   0.11   -36.4   0.09   -22.2   0.01    0.30
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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DECK#   DECKERS OUTDOOR      0.20   0.49   -59.2   0.25   -20.0   1.85    2.74
FUBC#   1ST UNITED BANCO     0.04   0.02   100.0   0.05   -20.0   0.00    0.00
SWC     STILLWATER MININ     0.04   0.34   -88.2   0.05   -20.0  -0.50   -4.46
VRTX#   VERTEX PHARM         0.43  -0.87      NM   0.52   -17.3  -0.15   -0.40
EQT*    EQT CORP             0.50   0.67   -25.4   0.60   -16.7   0.12    0.25
BNCL    BENEFICIAL MUTUA     0.05   0.02   150.0   0.06   -16.7  -0.07   -0.79
QLIK#   QLIK TECHNOLOGIE    -0.07  -0.04   -75.0  -0.06   -16.7   1.31    4.44
HW      HEADWATERS INC      -0.30  -1.21    75.2  -0.26   -15.4   0.31    7.99
LANC    LANCASTER COLONY     0.67   0.71    -5.6   0.78   -14.1  -0.87   -1.33
GB#     GREATBATCH INC       0.37   0.46   -19.6   0.43   -14.0   0.16    0.65
GR*     GOODRICH CORP        1.46   1.52    -3.9   1.65   -11.5   0.10    0.08
VCI     VALASSIS COMM        0.60   0.57     5.3   0.67   -10.4  -3.47  -15.51
BRY     BERRY PETROL-A       0.91   0.41   122.0   1.01    -9.9  -2.31   -4.97
CMS*    CMS ENERGY CORP      0.37   0.51   -27.5   0.41    -9.8   0.37    1.66
RSG*#   REPUBLIC SVCS        0.38   0.42    -9.5   0.42    -9.5   0.10    0.32
FAF     FIRST AMERICAN F     0.29   0.11   163.6   0.32    -9.4  -0.54   -3.08
AVID#   AVID TECHNOLOGY     -0.24  -0.02 -1100.0  -0.22    -9.1   0.00    0.00
CPSI#   COMPUTER PROGRAM     0.51   0.49     4.1   0.56    -8.9   0.96    1.75
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
HHS#    HARTE-HANKS INC      0.11   0.12    -8.3   0.12    -8.3  -0.16   -1.88
ART     ARTIO GLOBAL INV     0.11   0.41   -73.2   0.12    -8.3  -0.42   -9.95
THFF#   FIRST FIN COR/IN     0.59   0.67   -11.9   0.64    -7.8  -0.72   -2.30
CRR     CARBO CERAMICS       1.31   1.35    -3.0   1.42    -7.7  -2.19   -2.46
ATX#    AT CROSS CO-A        0.12   0.10    20.0   0.13    -7.7   0.22    1.93
HERO    HERCULES OFFSHOR    -0.28  -0.12  -133.3  -0.26    -7.7   0.17    3.42
HP*     HELMERICH & PAYN     1.13   0.91    24.2   1.22    -7.4  -1.71   -3.13
IVC     INVACARE CORP        0.27   0.32   -15.6   0.29    -6.9   0.59    3.78
LEG*#   LEGGETT & PLATT      0.30   0.30     0.0   0.32    -6.3   0.07    0.30
ITMN#   INTERMUNE INC       -0.74  -0.57   -29.8  -0.70    -5.7   0.16    1.30
PFG*#   PRINCIPAL FINL       0.70   0.71    -1.4   0.74    -5.4   0.47    1.64
VLY     VALLEY NATL BANC     0.18   0.21   -14.3   0.19    -5.3  -0.25   -1.93
WM*     WASTE MANAGEMENT     0.38   0.39    -2.6   0.40    -5.0  -0.79   -2.19
ANH#    ANWORTH MORTGAGE     0.20   0.24   -16.7   0.21    -4.8   0.09    1.37
UBSI    UNITED BANKSHS       0.42   0.44    -4.5   0.44    -4.5  -0.12   -0.44
CELG*   CELGENE CORP         1.08   0.83    30.1   1.13    -4.4  -4.99   -6.41
AET*    AETNA INC            1.34   1.43    -6.3   1.40    -4.3  -4.05   -8.21
CSH     CASH AMER INTL       1.18   1.17     0.9   1.23    -4.1   3.09    7.21
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
GTLS    CHART INDUSTRIES     0.48   0.30    60.0   0.50    -4.0   7.31   10.59
XOM*    EXXON MOBIL CORP     2.00   2.14    -6.5   2.08    -3.8  -0.78   -0.90
CLP     COLONIAL PROPS       0.30   0.27    11.1   0.31    -3.2  -0.17   -0.75
DCOM#   DIME COMM BNCSHS     0.30   0.33    -9.1   0.31    -3.2   0.10    0.70
CMP#    COMPASS MINERALS     1.48   1.69   -12.4   1.52    -2.6   1.27    1.71
D*      DOMINION RES/VA      0.85   0.93    -8.6   0.87    -2.3   0.65    1.27
CNMD    CONMED CORP          0.43   0.34    26.5   0.44    -2.3  -0.96   -3.23
VRSN*#  VERISIGN INC         0.42   0.32    31.3   0.43    -2.3   0.28    0.67
GILD*#  GILEAD SCIENCES      0.91   0.87     4.6   0.93    -2.2   0.15    0.29
FIS*    FIDELITY NATIONA     0.50   0.45    11.1   0.51    -2.0   0.56    1.69
SCSC#   SCANSOURCE INC       0.53   0.60   -11.7   0.54    -1.9   0.35    1.04
CAM*    CAMERON INTERNAT     0.54   0.46    17.4   0.55    -1.8   2.20    4.47
NSR#    NEUSTAR INC-CL A     0.64   0.40    60.0   0.65    -1.5  -0.06   -0.16
UPS*    UNITED PARCEL-B      1.00   0.88    13.6   1.01    -1.0  -1.40   -1.76
BWA*    BORGWARNER INC       1.28   1.00    28.0   1.29    -0.8  -2.52   -3.05
UGI     UGI CORP             1.22   1.37   -10.9   1.23    -0.8   0.31    1.14
SBCF#   SEACOAST BANK/FL     0.00  -0.01      NM   0.01      NM   0.06    3.77
SPNC    SPECTRANETICS        0.00   0.00      na   0.01      NM  -0.11   -1.03
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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PACR    PACER INTL INC      -0.01   0.06      NM   0.04      NM  -0.72  -10.53
ORI     OLD REPUB INTL      -0.01  -0.07    85.7   0.21      NM  -0.26   -2.50

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

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