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Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, May 7

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
========================================================================
CCMO    CC MEDIA-A          -1.83  -1.62   -13.0  -0.98   -86.7   Mar
TPC     TUTOR PERINI COR     0.08   0.14   -42.9   0.42   -81.0   Mar
PBIP    PRUDENTIAL BANC      0.01  -0.20      NM   0.04   -75.0   Mar
HTH     HILLTOP HOLDINGS     0.01   0.02   -50.0   0.04   -75.0   Mar
ANV     ALLIED NEVADA GO     0.13   0.00      na   0.23   -43.5   Mar
MSEX    MIDDLESEX WATER      0.11   0.17   -35.3   0.16   -31.3   Mar
HNRG    HALLADOR ENERGY      0.21   0.29   -27.6   0.28   -25.0   Mar
TRNO    TERRENO REALTY C     0.12  -0.04      NM   0.16   -25.0   Mar
RDEA    ARDEA BIOSCIENCE    -1.25  -0.59  -111.9  -1.03   -21.4   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
FTR*    FRONTIER COMMUNI     0.05   0.06   -16.7   0.06   -16.7   Mar
GSM     GLOBE SPECIALTY      0.16   0.31   -48.4   0.19   -15.8   Mar
BRK/A   BERKSHIRE HATH-A     1615    966    67.2   1778    -9.2   Mar
LUFK    LUFKIN INDS          0.56   0.44    27.3   0.59    -5.1   Mar
NOG     NORTHERN OIL AND     0.23   0.09   155.6   0.24    -4.2   Mar
HFC     HOLLYFRONTIER CO     1.16   0.79    46.8   1.21    -4.1   Mar
EPHC    EPOCH HOLDING CO     0.26     na      na   0.27    -3.7   Mar
SJI     SOUTH JERSEY IND     1.65   1.63     1.2   1.68    -1.8   Mar
HPT     HOSPITALITY PROP     0.78   0.83    -6.0   0.79    -1.3   Mar
ALX     ALEXANDER’S INC      5.49   5.15     6.6   5.54    -0.9   Mar
DXYN    DIXIE GROUP INC     -0.01   0.05      NM   0.03      NM   Mar
KOS     KOSMOS ENERGY LT    -0.10     na      na   0.02      NM   Mar
EROC    EAGLE ROCK ENERG    -0.17  -0.65    73.8   0.07      NM   Mar
BBEP    BREITBURN ENERGY    -0.76   0.24      NM   0.24      NM   Mar

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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