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

The following U.S. companies reported positive surprises or matched expectations 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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ABR     ARBOR REALTY TRU     0.24  -0.02      NM  -0.39      NM   Mar
CAR     AVIS BUDGET GROU     0.13   0.11    18.2  -0.01      NM   Mar
BFIN    BANKFINANCIAL        0.12     na      na  -0.08      NM   Mar
CACB    CASCADE BANCORP      0.02   0.93   -97.8  -0.05      NM   Mar
SATS    ECHOSTAR CORP-A      1.45   0.19   663.2   0.02  7150.0   Mar
UFCS    UNITED FIRE GROU     0.68   0.16   325.0   0.17   300.0   Mar
GSVC    GSV CAPITAL CORP    -0.01     na      na  -0.12    91.7   Mar
CTIB    CTI INDUSTRIES       0.12   0.09    33.3   0.07    71.4   Mar
LPX     LOUISIANA-PACIFI    -0.06  -0.15    60.0  -0.15    60.0   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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BCRX    BIOCRYST PHARM      -0.13  -0.29    55.2  -0.27    51.9   Mar
TREX    TREX CO INC          0.74   0.15   393.3   0.50    48.0   Mar
AWR     AMER STATES WATE     0.53   0.40    32.5   0.40    32.5   Mar
BSFT    BROADSOFT INC        0.29   0.18    61.1   0.23    26.1   Mar
MTGE    AMERICAN CAPITAL     1.07     na      na   0.89    20.2   Mar
NNBR    NN INC               0.39   0.33    18.2   0.33    18.2   Mar
DISH    DISH NETWORK-A       0.80   1.22   -34.4   0.70    14.3   Mar
TSN*    TYSON FOODS-A        0.44   0.42     4.8   0.39    12.8   Mar
PETS    PETMED EXPRESS       0.20   0.19     5.3   0.18    11.1   Mar
CNK     CINEMARK HOLDING     0.38   0.23    65.2   0.35     8.6   Mar
CDE     COEUR D’ALENE MN     0.46   0.42     9.5   0.43     7.0   Mar
SWX     SOUTHWEST GAS CP     1.70   1.48    14.9   1.59     6.9   Mar
TBNK    TERRITORIAL BANC     0.34   0.26    30.8   0.32     6.3   Mar
MGEE    MGE ENERGY INC       0.69   0.77   -10.4   0.65     6.2   Mar
DRQ     DRIL-QUIP INC        0.71   0.54    31.5   0.67     6.0   Mar
TW      TOWERS WATSON-A      1.39   1.37     1.5   1.35     3.0   Mar
SYY*    SYSCO CORP           0.44   0.46    -4.3   0.43     2.3   Mar
CTSH*   COGNIZANT TECH-A     0.79   0.67    17.9   0.79     0.0   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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FCCY    1ST CONSTIT BANC     0.23   0.15    53.3   0.23     0.0   Mar
IQNT    NEUTRAL TANDEM I     0.21   0.24   -12.5   0.21     0.0   Mar
EPAY    BOTTOMLINE TECH      0.21   0.26   -19.2   0.21     0.0   Mar
NTWK    NETSOL TECH INC      0.03   0.06   -50.0   0.03     0.0   Mar
UGNE    UNIGENE LABS INC    -0.06  -0.07    14.3  -0.06     0.0   Mar
TA      TRAVELCENTERS       -0.49  -0.93    47.3  -0.49     0.0   Mar

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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