Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, May 31

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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NCS     NCI BUILDING SYS    -0.45  -0.48     6.2  -0.16  -181.3   Apr
GRZ     GOLD RESERVE INC    -0.09     na      na  -0.04  -125.0   Mar
LGF     LIONS GATE           0.02   0.33   -93.9   0.22   -90.9   Mar
QADB    QAD INC-B            0.12   0.06   100.0   0.17   -29.4   Apr
TIVO    TIVO INC            -0.17  -0.28    39.3  -0.16    -6.3   Apr
MPO     MIDSTATES PETROL    -0.16     na      na   0.19      NM   Mar

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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