Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, May 16

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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MBND    MULTIBAND CORP      -0.06  -0.05   -20.0  -0.01  -500.0   Mar
ENA     ENOVA SYSTEMS       -0.05     na      na  -0.01  -400.0   Mar
PNSN    PENSON WORLDWIDE    -1.00  -0.07 -1328.6  -0.41  -143.9   Mar
KITD    KIT DIGITAL INC     -0.53  -0.34   -55.9  -0.33   -60.6   Mar
TUMI    TUMI HOLDINGS IN     0.06  -0.01      NM   0.11   -45.5   Mar
NEXS    NEXXUS LIGHTING     -0.11  -0.08   -37.5  -0.08   -37.5   Mar
PSTX    PATIENT SAFETY T    -0.04     na      na  -0.03   -33.3   Mar
RODM    RODMAN & RENSHAW     0.05   0.05     0.0   0.07   -28.6   Mar
ABMD    ABIOMED INC          0.06  -0.05      NM   0.07   -14.3   Mar
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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EXP     EAGLE MATERIALS      0.20  -0.08      NM   0.23   -13.0   Mar
OPXT    OPNEXT INC          -0.18  -0.09  -100.0  -0.16   -12.5   Mar
WHLM    WILHELMINA INTER     0.00     na      na   0.01      NM   Mar

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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