Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, June 27

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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ZZ      SEALY CORP           0.02   0.02     0.0   0.01   100.0   May
LEN*    LENNAR CORP-A        0.21   0.07   200.0   0.16    31.3   May
UNF     UNIFIRST CORP/MA     1.16   0.93    24.7   0.99    17.2   May
AVAV    AEROVIRONMENT IN     0.80   0.79     1.3   0.72    11.1   Apr
LNN     LINDSAY CORP         1.47   1.20    22.5   1.36     8.1   May
MON*    MONSANTO CO          1.63   1.26    29.4   1.60     1.9   May
GIS*    GENERAL MILLS IN     0.60   0.52    15.4   0.59     1.7   May

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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