Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 7

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
========================================================================
STXS    STEREOTAXIS INC     -9.10  -1.80  -405.6  -0.87  -946.0   Jun
ADES    ADA-ES INC          -0.26  -0.17   -52.9  -0.04  -550.0   Jun
GLCH    GLEACHER & CO IN    -0.06   0.02      NM  -0.01  -500.0   Jun
HALL    HALLMARK FINL       -0.13  -0.05  -160.0  -0.03  -333.3   Jun
UGI     UGI CORP            -0.03  -0.06    50.0  -0.01  -200.0   Jun
CHTR    CHARTER COM-A       -0.45  -0.66    31.8  -0.21  -114.3   Jun
CZR     CAESARS ENTERTAI    -2.04     na      na  -0.96  -112.5   Jun
KWK     QUICKSILVER RES     -0.13   0.07      NM  -0.07   -85.7   Jun
SRT     STARTEK INC         -0.26  -0.27     3.7  -0.15   -73.3   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
CIA     CITIZENS INC         0.01   0.05   -80.0   0.03   -66.7   Jun
LCUT    LIFETIME BRANDS      0.08   0.17   -52.9   0.20   -60.0   Jun
STON    STONEMOR PARTNER    -0.11   0.07      NM  -0.07   -57.1   Jun
ODP     OFFICE DEPOT INC    -0.14  -0.06  -133.3  -0.09   -55.6   Jun
HL      HECLA MINING CO      0.02   0.11   -81.8   0.04   -50.0   Jun
GDP     GOODRICH PETRO      -0.21  -0.13   -61.5  -0.14   -50.0   Jun
RLOG    RAND LOGISTICS I     0.13   0.18   -27.8   0.25   -48.0   Jun
MOD     MODINE MFG CO        0.07   0.30   -76.7   0.13   -46.2   Jun
INFI    INFINITY PHARMAC    -0.55  -0.44   -25.0  -0.38   -44.7   Jun
GET     GAYLORD ENTMNT       0.17   0.17     0.0   0.29   -41.4   Jun
IQNT    NEUTRAL TANDEM I     0.12   0.20   -40.0   0.20   -40.0   Jun
OREX    OREXIGEN THERAPE    -0.25  -0.16   -56.3  -0.18   -38.9   Jun
CRZO    CARRIZO OIL&GAS      0.26   0.24     8.3   0.39   -33.3   Jun
ALNY    ALNYLAM PHARMACE    -0.25  -0.33    24.2  -0.19   -31.6   Jun
GLDD    GREAT LAKES DRED     0.07   0.00      na   0.10   -30.0   Jun
AVA     AVISTA CORP          0.31   0.39   -20.5   0.43   -27.9   Jun
CHK*    CHESAPEAKE ENERG     0.06   0.76   -92.1   0.08   -25.0   Jun
CXO     CONCHO RESOURCES     0.78   1.09   -28.4   1.00   -22.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
POM*    PEPCO HOLDINGS       0.25   0.25     0.0   0.31   -19.4   Jun
ATRO    ASTRONICS CORP       0.39   0.39     0.0   0.47   -17.0   Jun
RMTI    ROCKWELL MEDICAL    -0.58  -0.26  -123.1  -0.50   -16.0   Jun
WSR     WHITESTONE REI       0.23   0.20    15.0   0.27   -14.8   Jun
NGS     NATURAL GAS SERV     0.24   0.16    50.0   0.28   -14.3   Jun
LHCG    LHC GROUP INC        0.35   0.56   -37.5   0.40   -12.5   Jun
IPCC    INFINITY PROPERT     0.46   0.44     4.5   0.52   -11.5   Jun
QLTY    QUALITY DISTRIBU     0.23   0.23     0.0   0.26   -11.5   Jun
EFC     ELLINGTON FINANC     0.64  -0.08      NM   0.72   -11.1   Jun
SPB     SPECTRUM BRANDS      0.78   0.66    18.2   0.87   -10.3   Jun
APU     AMERIGAS PARTNER    -0.89  -0.19  -368.4  -0.81    -9.9   Jun
HPT     HOSPITALITY PROP     0.75   0.89   -15.7   0.83    -9.6   Jun
EXPD*   EXPEDITORS INTL      0.39   0.44   -11.4   0.43    -9.3   Jun
WMS     WMS INDS INC         0.41   0.44    -6.8   0.45    -8.9   Jun
XTEX    CROSSTEX ENERGY     -0.13  -0.05  -160.0  -0.12    -8.3   Jun
IPHS    INNOPHOS HOLDING     0.81   0.93   -12.9   0.88    -8.0   Jun
FE*     FIRSTENERGY CORP     0.60   0.64    -6.3   0.64    -6.3   Jun
NSPH    NANOSPHERE INC      -0.19  -0.23    17.4  -0.18    -5.6   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
HTH     HILLTOP HOLDINGS    -0.19  -0.23    17.4  -0.18    -5.6   Jun
BKH     BLACK HILLS CORP     0.34   0.32     6.3   0.35    -2.9   Jun
NNBR    NN INC               0.35   0.36    -2.8   0.36    -2.8   Jun
CF*     CF INDUSTRIES HO     8.57   6.87    24.7   8.76    -2.2   Jun
ACM     AECOM TECHNOLOGY     0.63   0.62     1.6   0.64    -1.6   Jun
PCG*    PG&E CORP            0.81   1.02   -20.6   0.82    -1.2   Jun
FTEK    FUEL TECH INC        0.00   0.02      NM   0.05      NM   Jun
CBR     CIBER INC            0.00  -0.17      NM   0.01      NM   Jun
KMPR    KEMPER CORP         -0.01  -0.25    96.0   0.11      NM   Jun
CCRN    CROSS COUNTRY HE    -0.08   0.05      NM   0.03      NM   Jun
SGMS    SCIENTIFIC GAM-A    -0.10   0.08      NM   0.12      NM   Jun
EMCI    EMC INS GROUP       -0.14  -1.05    86.7   0.02      NM   Jun
TREE    TREE.COM INC        -0.15  -0.73    79.5   0.04      NM   Jun
BKD     BROOKDALE SR        -0.15  -0.28    46.4   0.01      NM   Jun
NIHD    NII HOLDING INC     -0.60   0.66      NM   0.11      NM   Jun
KOPN    KOPIN CORP          -0.07   0.01      NM   0.00      na   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at at csoong@Bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at at atanzi@Bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.