Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, July 17

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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JOEZ    JOE’S JEANS INC      0.02   0.01   100.0   0.01   100.0   May
GS*     GOLDMAN SACHS GP     1.78   1.85    -3.8   1.18    50.8   Jun
MAT*    MATTEL INC           0.28   0.23    21.7   0.21    33.3   Jun
MBWM    MERCANTILE BANK      0.36   0.27    33.3   0.28    28.6   Jun
PPHM    PEREGRINE PHARMA    -0.10  -0.15    33.3  -0.13    23.1   Apr
CMA*    COMERICA INC         0.76   0.57    33.3   0.62    22.6   Jun
SCHW*   SCHWAB (CHARLES)     0.20   0.20     0.0   0.18    11.1   Jun
MOS*    MOSAIC CO/THE        1.25   1.52   -17.8   1.15     8.7   May
AMTD    TD AMERITRADE HO     0.28   0.29    -3.4   0.26     7.7   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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ICUI    ICU MEDICAL          0.63   0.67    -6.0   0.59     6.8   Jun
PKG     PACKAGING CORP       0.49   0.39    25.6   0.46     6.5   Jun
LBAI    LAKELAND BANCORP     0.20   0.17    17.6   0.19     5.3   Jun
STT*    STATE ST CORP        1.01   0.96     5.2   0.97     4.1   Jun
MTB*    M&T BANK CORP        1.74   2.16   -19.4   1.69     3.0   Jun
ELS     EQUITY LIFESTYLE     1.05   0.73    43.8   1.02     2.9   Jun
KO*     COCA-COLA CO/THE     1.22   1.17     4.3   1.19     2.5   Jun
LNCR    LINCARE HOLDINGS     0.56   0.45    24.4   0.55     1.8   Jun
JBHT    HUNT (JB) TRANS      0.67   0.53    26.4   0.66     1.5   Jun
KSU     KANSAS CITY SOUT     0.85   0.71    19.7   0.84     1.2   Jun
OMC*    OMNICOM GROUP        1.02   0.96     6.3   1.01     1.0   Jun
JNJ*    JOHNSON&JOHNSON      1.30   1.28     1.6   1.29     0.8   Jun
WABC    WESTAMERICA BANC     0.75   0.74     1.4   0.75     0.0   Jun
CTAS*   CINTAS CORP          0.60   0.49    22.4   0.60     0.0   May

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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