The following U.S. companies reported higher earnings per share for their latest quarter (end date of the quarter is noted in the last column).
Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.
TICKER EST SYM COMPANY Q12 Q11 % CHG Q12 % CHG Q/E ======================================================================== AYI ACUITY BRANDS 0.82 0.62 32.3 0.79 3.8 May IRET INVESTORS REAL 0.18 0.15 20.0 0.17 5.9 Apr Number of companies reporting higher earnings today: 2 Total number of companies reporting earnings today: 3 * - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. # - Company reported in the late afternoon.
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