U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, April 30

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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STBZ    STATE BANK FINAN     0.16     na      na   0.34   -52.9  -0.78   -4.33
FST#    FOREST OIL CORP      0.11   0.19   -42.1   0.20   -45.0   0.00    0.00
KAMN#   KAMAN CORP           0.36   0.45   -20.0   0.56   -35.7  -0.91   -2.58
FVE     FIVE STAR QUA        0.02   0.15   -86.7   0.03   -33.3  -0.34   -9.02
CATM#   CARDTRONICS INC      0.24   0.28   -14.3   0.35   -31.4  -0.33   -1.24
GNK#    GENCO SHIPPING &    -0.87   0.38      NM  -0.68   -27.9  -0.10   -1.84
UNS     UNISOURCE ENERGY     0.17   0.44   -61.4   0.23   -26.1  -0.06   -0.17
PCL*#   PLUM CREEK TIMBR     0.18   0.23   -21.7   0.24   -25.0   0.15    0.36
HBOS#   HERITAGE FINANCI     0.12   0.15   -20.0   0.16   -25.0  -0.13   -1.12
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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RTEC#   RUDOLPH TECHNOL      0.09   0.26   -65.4   0.12   -25.0  -0.12   -1.10
EEP#    ENBRIDGE ENERGY      0.28   0.16    75.0   0.37   -24.3   0.03    0.10
LMNX#   LUMINEX CORP         0.08   0.11   -27.3   0.10   -20.0   0.13    0.52
AWI     ARMSTRONG WORLD      0.47   0.51    -7.8   0.55   -14.5  -2.45   -5.27
SBAC#   SBA COMM CORP-A     -0.20  -0.30    33.3  -0.18   -11.1   0.17    0.32
HEP     HOLLY ENERGY PAR     0.69   0.53    30.2   0.76    -9.2  -0.53   -0.87
TEN     TENNECO INC          0.67   0.63     6.3   0.73    -8.2  -5.26  -14.58
WMS#    WMS INDS INC         0.40   0.41    -2.4   0.43    -7.0  -0.07   -0.29
ARLP    ALLIANCE RESOURC     1.54   1.99   -22.6   1.64    -6.1   1.25    1.97
HOLX    HOLOGIC INC          0.31   0.30     3.3   0.33    -6.1  -2.11   -9.94
GPRO#   GEN-PROBE            0.49   0.54    -9.3   0.52    -5.8  12.84   18.68
QNST#   QUINSTREET INC       0.23   0.25    -8.0   0.24    -4.2  -0.31   -2.87
HUM*    HUMANA INC           1.49   1.86   -19.9   1.55    -3.9  -7.14   -8.13
L*      LOEWS CORP           0.87   0.89    -2.2   0.90    -3.3   0.12    0.29
GOOD#   GLADSTONE COMMER     0.38   0.41    -7.3   0.39    -2.6  -0.18   -1.05
BWP     BOARDWALK PIPELI     0.43   0.48   -10.4   0.44    -2.3   0.13    0.47
SNH     SENIOR HOUSING       0.45   0.44     2.3   0.46    -2.2   0.06    0.27
CLD#    CLOUD PEAK ENERG     0.47   0.44     6.8   0.48    -2.1   0.26    1.72
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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NYX*    NYSE EURONEXT        0.47   0.68   -30.9   0.48    -2.1  -1.32   -4.88
BANC    FIRST PACTRUST       0.00   0.07      NM   0.07      NM  -0.16   -1.44
QPSA    QUEPASA CORP        -0.04  -0.10    60.0   0.01      NM  -0.21   -5.24
INCB    INDIANA COMMUNIT    -0.77   0.31      NM   0.29      NM  -0.65   -2.77

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

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