Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 2

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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SFY     SWIFT ENERGY CO      0.07   0.61   -88.5  -0.05      NM   Jun
APO     APOLLO GLOBAL        0.05   0.37   -86.5  -0.17      NM   Jun
BFIN    BANKFINANCIAL        0.05     na      na  -0.20      NM   Jun
HK      HALCON RESOURCES     0.02   0.06   -66.7  -0.01      NM   Jun
ERII    ENERGY RECOVERY      0.01  -0.06      NM  -0.05      NM   Jun
DRRX    DURECT CORP          0.00  -0.06      NM  -0.05      NM   Jun
HVT     HAVERTY FURNITUR     0.09  -0.04      NM   0.02   350.0   Jun
SPAR    SPARTAN MOTORS       0.08  -0.01      NM   0.02   300.0   Jun
NEI     NETWORK ENGINES      0.03   0.05   -40.0   0.01   200.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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ABMD    ABIOMED INC          0.08  -0.12      NM   0.03   166.7   Jun
GNCMA   GEN COMM-A           0.09  -0.04      NM   0.04   125.0   Jun
GKNT    GEEKNET INC         -0.02     na      na  -0.18    88.9   Jun
ARQL    ARQULE INC          -0.01  -0.20    95.0  -0.07    85.7   Jun
AIN     ALBANY INTL CORP     0.47   0.37    27.0   0.27    74.1   Jun
OMX     OFFICEMAX INC        0.12   0.07    71.4   0.07    71.4   Jun
ISNS    IMAGE SENSING        0.05   0.10   -50.0   0.03    66.7   Jun
REIS    REIS INC             0.05     na      na   0.03    66.7   Jun
THLD    THRESHOLD PHARMA    -0.04  -0.16    75.0  -0.10    60.0   Jun
ORA     ORMAT TECHNOLOGI     0.19   0.18     5.6   0.12    58.3   Jun
THRM    AMERIGON INC         0.25   0.11   127.3   0.16    56.3   Jun
STFC    STATE AUTO FINL     -0.18  -5.11    96.5  -0.40    55.0   Jun
PDCE    PDC ENERGY INC       0.06  -0.10      NM   0.04    50.0   Jun
PRX     PAR PHARMACEUTIC     1.62   0.84    92.9   1.10    47.3   Jun
IDA     IDACORP INC          0.71   0.42    69.0   0.52    36.5   Jun
HEES    H&E EQUIPMENT SE     0.30   0.08   275.0   0.22    36.4   Jun
VVC     VECTREN CORP         0.31   0.18    72.2   0.23    34.8   Jun
ROIC    RETAIL OPPORTUNI     0.24   0.14    71.4   0.18    33.3   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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NRGY    INERGY LP           -0.15  -0.32    53.1  -0.22    31.8   Jun
AVD     AMER VANGUARD        0.30   0.22    36.4   0.23    30.4   Jun
CKEC    CARMIKE CINEMAS      0.39   0.68   -42.6   0.30    30.0   Jun
ORN     ORION MARINE        -0.20  -0.12   -66.7  -0.27    25.9   Jun
AAWW    ATLAS AIR WORLDW     1.18   0.90    31.1   0.94    25.5   Jun
CIR     CIRCOR INTL          0.64   0.43    48.8   0.51    25.5   Jun
TSO*    TESORO CORP          2.87   1.65    73.9   2.29    25.3   Jun
AYR     AIRCASTLE LTD        0.35   0.27    29.6   0.28    25.0   Jun
GTIV    GENTIVA HEALTH       0.35   0.49   -28.6   0.28    25.0   Jun
RNO     RHINO RESOURCE P     0.46   0.37    24.3   0.37    24.3   Jun
DSCO    DISCOVERY LABS      -0.16  -0.34    52.9  -0.21    23.8   Jun
NRGM    INERGY MIDSTREAM     0.21     na      na   0.17    23.5   Jun
WWE     WORLD WRESTLIN-A     0.16   0.19   -15.8   0.13    23.1   Jun
SRE*    SEMPRA ENERGY        0.98   0.97     1.0   0.82    19.5   Jun
GPX     GP STRATEGIES        0.31   0.22    40.9   0.26    19.2   Jun
TDC*    TERADATA CORP        0.77   0.60    28.3   0.65    18.5   Jun
NEWS    NEWSTAR FINANCIA     0.13   0.07    85.7   0.11    18.2   Jun
PMT     PENNYMAC MORTGAG     0.79   0.59    33.9   0.67    17.9   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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STE     STERIS CORP          0.53   0.48    10.4   0.45    17.8   Jun
AEE*    AMEREN CORP          0.73   0.59    23.7   0.62    17.7   Jun
LINC    LINCOLN EDUCATIO    -0.14   0.22      NM  -0.17    17.6   Jun
WST     WEST PHARMACEUT      0.79   0.62    27.4   0.68    16.2   Jun
MVIS    MICROVISION INC     -0.26  -0.72    63.9  -0.31    16.1   Jun
AVEO    AVEO PHARMACEUTI    -0.68  -0.16  -325.0  -0.81    16.0   Jun
OZM     OCH-ZIFF CAPIT-A     0.15   0.16    -6.3   0.13    15.4   Jun
WLK     WESTLAKE CHEMICA     1.59   1.21    31.4   1.41    12.8   Jun
WNR     WESTERN REFINING     1.89   0.94   101.1   1.68    12.5   Jun
PWR*    QUANTA SERVICES      0.36   0.19    89.5   0.32    12.5   Jun
UPL     ULTRA PETROLEUM      0.36   0.66   -45.5   0.32    12.5   Jun
EPL     ENERGY PARTNERS      0.52   0.33    57.6   0.47    10.6   Jun
SBRA    SABRA HEALTH CAR     0.42   0.33    27.3   0.38    10.5   Jun
SCG*    SCANA CORP           0.54   0.43    25.6   0.49    10.2   Jun
ANSS    ANSYS INC            0.72   0.62    16.1   0.66     9.1   Jun
UFPT    UFP TECHNOLOGIES     0.39   0.39     0.0   0.36     8.3   Jun
CNP*    CENTERPOINT ENER     0.27   0.24    12.5   0.25     8.0   Jun
ODFL    OLD DOMINION FRT     0.83   0.69    20.3   0.77     7.8   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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BZ      BOISE INC            0.14   0.11    27.3   0.13     7.7   Jun
BEAM*   BEAM INC             0.58   0.71   -18.3   0.54     7.4   Jun
SNTA    SYNTA PHARMACEUT    -0.25  -0.30    16.7  -0.27     7.4   Jun
CBOE    CBOE HOLDINGS IN     0.44   0.36    22.2   0.41     7.3   Jun
TWC*    TIME WARNER CABL     1.48   1.19    24.4   1.38     7.2   Jun
CLX*    CLOROX CO            1.36   1.25     8.8   1.27     7.1   Jun
SNI*    SCRIPPS NET-CL A     0.93   0.78    19.2   0.87     6.9   Jun
PNW*    PINNACLE WEST        1.12   0.78    43.6   1.05     6.7   Jun
BMR     BIOMED REALTY TR     0.33   0.29    13.8   0.31     6.5   Jun
CNSL    CONSOLIDATED COM     0.17   0.25   -32.0   0.16     6.3   Jun
DNR*    DENBURY RESOURCE     0.35   0.37    -5.4   0.33     6.1   Jun
SPR     SPIRIT AEROSYS-A     0.55   0.21   161.9   0.52     5.8   Jun
OGE     OGE ENERGY CORP      0.95   1.04    -8.7   0.90     5.6   Jun
XEL*    XCEL ENERGY INC      0.38   0.33    15.2   0.36     5.6   Jun
GNRC    GENERAC HOLDINGS     0.58   0.41    41.5   0.55     5.5   Jun
ALE     ALLETE INC           0.39   0.40    -2.5   0.37     5.4   Jun
DUK*    DUKE ENERGY CORP     1.02   0.99     3.0   0.97     5.2   Jun
CI*     CIGNA CORP           1.49   1.53    -2.6   1.42     4.9   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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IRC     INLAND REAL ESTA     0.22   0.20    10.0   0.21     4.8   Jun
LEA     LEAR CORP            1.35   1.54   -12.3   1.29     4.7   Jun
K*      KELLOGG CO           0.89   0.94    -5.3   0.85     4.7   Jun
XLS     EXELIS INC           0.46     na      na   0.44     4.5   Jun
FX      FX ALLIANCE INC      0.23     na      na   0.22     4.5   Jun
RDC*    ROWAN COMPANIE-A     0.51   0.38    34.2   0.49     4.1   Jun
VC      VISTEON CORP         0.82   1.10   -25.5   0.79     3.8   Jun
BCRX    BIOCRYST PHARM      -0.25  -0.36    30.6  -0.26     3.8   Jun
OCN     OCWEN FINL CORP      0.33   0.25    32.0   0.32     3.1   Jun
PH*     PARKER HANNIFIN      1.96   1.79     9.5   1.91     2.6   Jun
MSCI    MSCI INC             0.50   0.67   -25.4   0.49     2.0   Jun
VSEC    VSE CORP             1.18   0.80    47.5   1.16     1.7   Jun
CAH*    CARDINAL HEALTH      0.73   0.60    21.7   0.72     1.4   Jun
DTV*    DIRECTV-A            1.15   0.91    26.4   1.14     0.9   Jun
HSIC    HENRY SCHEIN INC     1.11   1.01     9.9   1.10     0.9   Jun
INCY    INCYTE CORP          0.03  -0.41      NM   0.00      na   Jun
GWR     GENESEE & WYOMIN     0.68   0.70    -2.9   0.68     0.0   Jun
FCN     FTI CONSULTING       0.60   0.64    -6.3   0.60     0.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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SBH     SALLY BEAUTY HOL     0.38   0.30    26.7   0.38     0.0   Jun
BKCC    BLACKROCK KELSO      0.30   0.35   -14.3   0.30     0.0   Jun
RSTI    ROFIN-SINAR TECH     0.29   0.52   -44.2   0.29     0.0   Jun
PRFT    PERFICIENT INC       0.24   0.21    14.3   0.24     0.0   Jun
AB      ALLIANCEBERNSTEI     0.24   0.35   -31.4   0.24     0.0   Jun
FIG     FORTRESS INVES-A     0.09   0.09     0.0   0.09     0.0   Jun
SNAK    INVENTURE FOODS      0.08   0.05    60.0   0.08     0.0   Jun
MWW     MONSTER WORLDWID     0.06   0.09   -33.3   0.06     0.0   Jun
SMBL    SMART BALANCE IN     0.05   0.07   -28.6   0.05     0.0   Jun
APPA    AP PHARMA INC       -0.02     na      na  -0.02     0.0   Jun
CRIS    CURIS INC           -0.04  -0.06    33.3  -0.04     0.0   Jun
LLNW    LIMELIGHT NETWOR    -0.05  -0.05     0.0  -0.05     0.0   Jun
HGG     HHGREGG INC         -0.16  -0.02  -700.0  -0.16     0.0   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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