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

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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TAST    CARROLS RESTAURA     0.02   0.27   -92.6  -0.02      NM   Jun
INVE    IDENTIVE GROUP I     0.00  -0.02      NM  -0.09      NM   Jun
BBEP    BREITBURN ENERGY     1.29   0.10  1190.0   0.20   545.0   Jun
MEA     METALICO INC         0.06   0.14   -57.1   0.01   500.0   Jun
HEK     HECKMANN CORP        0.07   0.02   250.0   0.02   250.0   Jun
OAS     OASIS PETROLEUM      0.84   0.15   460.0   0.29   189.7   Jun
XRM     XERIUM TECHNOLOG     0.23   0.26   -11.5   0.08   187.5   Jun
FRM     FURMANITE CORP       0.15   0.14     7.1   0.07   114.3   Jun
THC*    TENET HEALTHCARE     0.10   0.09    11.1   0.05   100.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
WRES    WARREN RESOURCES     0.09   0.13   -30.8   0.05    80.0   Jun
HIL     HILL INTERNATION    -0.01  -0.01     0.0  -0.05    80.0   Jun
OXF     OXFORD RESOURCE     -0.07  -0.30    76.7  -0.20    65.0   Jun
CDE     COEUR D’ALENE MN     0.31   0.65   -52.3   0.20    55.0   Jun
CCIX    COLEMAN CABLE IN     0.46   0.37    24.3   0.30    53.3   Jun
SYPR    SYPRIS SOLUTIONS     0.23  -0.08      NM   0.15    53.3   Jun
POWR    POWERSECURE INTE     0.03   0.00      na   0.02    50.0   Jun
TOWR    TOWER INTERNATIO     0.74   0.07   957.1   0.50    48.0   Jun
OAK     OAKTREE CAPITAL      0.89     na      na   0.61    45.9   Jun
TLP     TRANSMONTAIGNE P     0.71   1.09   -34.9   0.49    44.9   Jun
MITT    AG MORTGAGE INVE     1.05     na      na   0.74    41.9   Jun
SALM    SALEM COMMUN -A      0.11   0.07    57.1   0.08    37.5   Jun
CLNE    CLEAN ENERGY FUE    -0.13  -0.08   -62.5  -0.20    35.0   Jun
OTTR    OTTER TAIL CORP      0.28   0.16    75.0   0.21    33.3   Jun
NXST    NEXSTAR BROADC-A     0.30  -0.07      NM   0.23    30.4   Jun
PLOW    DOUGLAS DYNAMICS     0.43   0.49   -12.2   0.33    30.3   Jun
LOPE    GRAND CANYON EDU     0.35   0.29    20.7   0.27    29.6   Jun
MTW     MANITOWOC CO         0.32   0.16   100.0   0.25    28.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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MDH     MHI HOSPITALITY      0.33   0.25    32.0   0.26    26.9   Jun
CVC*    CABLEVISION SY-A     0.24   0.24     0.0   0.19    26.3   Jun
KW      KENNEDY-WILSON H    -0.06  -0.06     0.0  -0.08    25.0   Jun
CORT    CORCEPT THERA       -0.09  -0.10    10.0  -0.12    25.0   Jun
DCO     DUCOMMUN INC         0.37   0.45   -17.8   0.30    23.3   Jun
AMRC    AMERESCO INC-A       0.11   0.19   -42.1   0.09    22.2   Jun
DWRE    DEMANDWARE INC      -0.19     na      na  -0.24    20.8   Jun
PBH     PRESTIGE BRANDS      0.35   0.23    52.2   0.29    20.7   Jun
EBIX    EBIX INC             0.47   0.42    11.9   0.39    20.5   Jun
MGM     MGM RESORTS INTE    -0.12  -0.05  -140.0  -0.15    20.0   Jun
TA      TRAVELCENTERS        1.05   0.99     6.1   0.88    19.3   Jun
FOSL*   FOSSIL INC           0.93   0.80    16.3   0.78    19.2   Jun
VNO*    VORNADO RLTY TST     1.13   1.23    -8.1   0.95    18.9   Jun
ELRC    ELECTRO RENT CO      0.26   0.26     0.0   0.22    18.2   May
ZLCS    ZALICUS INC         -0.09  -0.11    18.2  -0.11    18.2   Jun
DTSI    DTS INC              0.21   0.14    50.0   0.18    16.7   Jun
TUMI    TUMI HOLDINGS IN     0.15     na      na   0.13    15.4   Jun
NWPX    NORTHWEST PIPE       0.38   0.57   -33.3   0.33    15.2   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
TAP*    MOLSON COORS-B       1.38   1.23    12.2   1.20    15.0   Jun
STAG    STAG INDUSTRIAL      0.32   0.22    45.5   0.28    14.3   Jun
BPI     BRIDGEPOINT EDUC     0.84   0.90    -6.7   0.74    13.5   Jun
ETRM    ENTEROMEDICS INC    -0.13  -0.20    35.0  -0.15    13.3   Jun
NUAN    NUANCE COMMUNICA     0.45   0.35    28.6   0.40    12.5   Jun
JBT     JOHN BEAN TECH       0.27   0.35   -22.9   0.24    12.5   Jun
AMED    AMEDISYS INC         0.27   0.67   -59.7   0.24    12.5   Jun
RIGL    RIGEL PHARMACEUT    -0.31  -0.32     3.1  -0.35    11.4   Jun
TDG     TRANSDIGM GROUP      1.88   1.21    55.4   1.70    10.6   Jun
LABL    MULTI-COLOR CORP     0.55   0.66   -16.7   0.50    10.0   Jun
BEE     STRATEGIC HOTELS     0.11   0.05   120.0   0.10    10.0   Jun
STWD    STARWOOD PROPERT     0.45   0.43     4.7   0.41     9.8   Jun
NRP     NATURAL RESOURCE     0.46   0.48    -4.2   0.42     9.5   Jun
THR     THERMON GROUP HO     0.23   0.07   228.6   0.21     9.5   Jun
PTRY    PANTRY INC           0.70   0.93   -24.7   0.64     9.4   Jun
LDR     LANDAUER INC         0.71   0.59    20.3   0.65     9.2   Jun
CVU     CPI AEROSTRUCTUR     0.36   0.22    63.6   0.33     9.1   Jun
AKRX    AKORN INC            0.12   0.09    33.3   0.11     9.1   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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BECN    BEACON ROOFING S     0.62   0.51    21.6   0.57     8.8   Jun
MMS     MAXIMUS INC          0.62   0.56    10.7   0.57     8.8   Jun
MNKD    MANNKIND CORP       -0.23  -0.37    37.8  -0.25     8.0   Jun
ENDP    ENDO HEALTH SOLU     1.27   1.05    21.0   1.18     7.6   Jun
BLT     BLOUNT INTL          0.30   0.28     7.1   0.28     7.1   Jun
VSI     VITAMIN SHOPPE       0.55   0.40    37.5   0.52     5.8   Jun
MMC*    MARSH & MCLENNAN     0.61   0.50    22.0   0.58     5.2   Jun
TSRX    TRIUS THERAPEUTI    -0.37  -0.40     7.5  -0.39     5.1   Jun
SNHY    SUN HYDRAULICS       0.43   0.41     4.9   0.41     4.9   Jun
BOX     SEACUBE CONTAINE     0.66   0.51    29.4   0.63     4.8   Jun
LNCE    SNYDERS-LANCE        0.22   0.16    37.5   0.21     4.8   Jun
VRNM    VERENIUM CORP       -0.20  -0.16   -25.0  -0.21     4.8   Jun
LXP     LEXINGTON REALTY     0.24   0.24     0.0   0.23     4.3   Jun
EMR*    EMERSON ELEC CO      1.04   0.90    15.6   1.00     4.0   Jun
SJI     SOUTH JERSEY IND     0.28   0.20    40.0   0.27     3.7   Jun
DCTH    DELCATH SYSTEMS     -0.26  -0.13  -100.0  -0.27     3.7   Jun
BXP*    BOSTON PROPERTIE     1.28   1.23     4.1   1.24     3.2   Jun
ARCC    ARES CAPITAL COR     0.40   0.34    17.6   0.39     2.6   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
========================================================================
BRS     BRISTOW GROUP IN     0.81   0.54    50.0   0.79     2.5   Jun
TLLP    TESORO LOGISTICS     0.41   0.25    64.0   0.40     2.5   Jun
GEOY    GEOEYE INC           0.57   0.49    16.3   0.56     1.8   Jun
CHD     CHURCH & DWIGHT      0.56   0.57    -1.8   0.55     1.8   Jun
CVS*    CVS CAREMARK COR     0.81   0.65    24.6   0.80     1.3   Jun
CHDN    CHURCHILL DOWNS      2.58   2.36     9.3   2.55     1.2   Jun
LTC     LTC PROPERTIES       0.57   0.53     7.5   0.57     0.0   Jun
CLDT    CHATHAM LODGING      0.43   0.24    79.2   0.43     0.0   Jun
POR     PORTLAND GENERAL     0.34   0.29    17.2   0.34     0.0   Jun
KAR     KAR AUCTION SERV     0.26   0.32   -18.8   0.26     0.0   Jun
RNET    RIGNET INC           0.20   0.13    53.8   0.20     0.0   Jun
PES     PIONEER ENERGY S     0.15   0.07   114.3   0.15     0.0   Jun
SSP     EW SCRIPPS-A         0.12  -0.02      NM   0.12     0.0   Jun
NGPC    NGP CAP RES CO       0.12   0.20   -40.0   0.12     0.0   Jun
SIRI    SIRIUS XM RADIO      0.02   0.03   -33.3   0.02     0.0   Jun
GMO     GENERAL MOLY INC    -0.03  -0.02   -50.0  -0.03     0.0   Jun
NAVB    NAVIDEA BIOPHARM    -0.06  -0.02  -200.0  -0.06     0.0   Jun
SIGA    SIGA TECH INC       -0.08   0.44      NM  -0.08     0.0   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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