U.S. Companies Reporting Positive EPS Surprises, Aug. 7

The following U.S. companies reported positive surprises or matched expectations today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
TAST    CARROLS RESTAURA     0.02   0.27   -92.6  -0.02      NM  -0.06   -1.08
VTSS#   VITESSE SEMICOND     0.00  -0.02      NM  -0.03      NM   0.00    0.00
INVE    IDENTIVE GROUP I     0.00  -0.02      NM  -0.09      NM  -0.06   -6.52
EPOC#   EPOCRATES INC        0.07   0.07     0.0   0.01   600.0   0.28    3.60
BBEP    BREITBURN ENERGY     1.29   0.10  1190.0   0.20   545.0   0.00    0.00
MEA     METALICO INC         0.06   0.14   -57.1   0.01   500.0   0.07    3.43
HEK     HECKMANN CORP        0.07   0.02   250.0   0.02   250.0  -0.77  -22.78
OAS     OASIS PETROLEUM      0.84   0.15   460.0   0.29   189.7   1.83    6.86
XRM     XERIUM TECHNOLOG     0.23   0.26   -11.5   0.08   187.5   0.33   10.41
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
POWL#   POWELL INDS INC      1.02   0.14   628.6   0.47   117.0   0.58    1.52
FRM     FURMANITE CORP       0.15   0.14     7.1   0.07   114.3   0.74   16.74
THC*    TENET HEALTHCARE     0.10   0.09    11.1   0.05   100.0   0.42    9.01
Z#      ZILLOW INC-CL A      0.08     na      na   0.04   100.0   2.12    5.35
WRES    WARREN RESOURCES     0.09   0.13   -30.8   0.05    80.0   0.19    7.04
HIL     HILL INTERNATION    -0.01  -0.01     0.0  -0.05    80.0  -0.24   -5.87
OXF     OXFORD RESOURCE     -0.07  -0.30    76.7  -0.20    65.0   1.09   14.83
CDE     COEUR D’ALENE MN     0.31   0.65   -52.3   0.20    55.0   0.96    5.51
CCIX    COLEMAN CABLE IN     0.46   0.37    24.3   0.30    53.3   0.72    8.21
SYPR    SYPRIS SOLUTIONS     0.23  -0.08      NM   0.15    53.3   0.56    8.76
POWR    POWERSECURE INTE     0.03   0.00      na   0.02    50.0   0.12    2.53
TOWR    TOWER INTERNATIO     0.74   0.07   957.1   0.50    48.0   0.57    6.54
OAK     OAKTREE CAPITAL      0.89     na      na   0.61    45.9   0.52    1.41
TLP     TRANSMONTAIGNE P     0.71   1.09   -34.9   0.49    44.9  -0.40   -1.07
BIO#    BIO-RAD LABS-A       1.69   1.41    19.9   1.19    42.0   1.46    1.51
MITT    AG MORTGAGE INVE     1.05     na      na   0.74    41.9  -0.52   -2.27
SALM    SALEM COMMUN -A      0.11   0.07    57.1   0.08    37.5  -0.03   -0.60
MYRG#   MYR GROUP INC/DE     0.45   0.18   150.0   0.33    36.4   0.39    2.34
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
CLNE    CLEAN ENERGY FUE    -0.13  -0.08   -62.5  -0.20    35.0  -1.00   -6.84
OTTR    OTTER TAIL CORP      0.28   0.16    75.0   0.21    33.3   0.06    0.26
MNTX#   MANITEX INTERNAT     0.20   0.09   122.2   0.15    33.3   0.51    6.05
NXST    NEXSTAR BROADC-A     0.30  -0.07      NM   0.23    30.4   0.28    3.52
PLOW    DOUGLAS DYNAMICS     0.43   0.49   -12.2   0.33    30.3   0.32    2.30
LOPE    GRAND CANYON EDU     0.35   0.29    20.7   0.27    29.6   3.30   20.43
MTW     MANITOWOC CO         0.32   0.16   100.0   0.25    28.0  -0.04   -0.32
MELA#   MELA SCIENCES IN    -0.18  -0.19     5.3  -0.25    28.0  -0.21   -6.05
MDH     MHI HOSPITALITY      0.33   0.25    32.0   0.26    26.9   0.10    2.61
CVC*    CABLEVISION SY-A     0.24   0.24     0.0   0.19    26.3   0.00    0.00
KW      KENNEDY-WILSON H    -0.06  -0.06     0.0  -0.08    25.0   0.03    0.22
CORT    CORCEPT THERA       -0.09  -0.10    10.0  -0.12    25.0  -0.06   -1.78
DCO     DUCOMMUN INC         0.37   0.45   -17.8   0.30    23.3   2.77   28.44
GCA#    GLOBAL CASH ACCE     0.11   0.02   450.0   0.09    22.2  -0.12   -1.79
AMRC    AMERESCO INC-A       0.11   0.19   -42.1   0.09    22.2  -0.50   -4.06
FLDM#   FLUIDIGM CORP       -0.14  -0.21    33.3  -0.18    22.2   0.17    1.26
CSGS#   CSG SYSTEMS INTL     0.56   0.49    14.3   0.46    21.7   0.11    0.59
DWRE    DEMANDWARE INC      -0.19     na      na  -0.24    20.8   2.07    8.04
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
PBH     PRESTIGE BRANDS      0.35   0.23    52.2   0.29    20.7   0.62    3.96
EBIX    EBIX INC             0.47   0.42    11.9   0.39    20.5   0.99    4.38
PFPT#   PROOFPOINT INC      -0.08     na      na  -0.10    20.0  -0.47   -3.23
MGM     MGM RESORTS INTE    -0.12  -0.05  -140.0  -0.15    20.0   0.70    7.46
TA      TRAVELCENTERS        1.05   0.99     6.1   0.88    19.3   0.13    2.51
FOSL*   FOSSIL INC           0.93   0.80    16.3   0.78    19.2  21.98   31.49
VNO*    VORNADO RLTY TST     1.13   1.23    -8.1   0.95    18.9  -2.01   -2.35
ELRC    ELECTRO RENT CO      0.26   0.26     0.0   0.22    18.2   0.10    0.60
ZLCS    ZALICUS INC         -0.09  -0.11    18.2  -0.11    18.2   0.13   11.61
THQI#   THQ INC             -3.40  -9.40    63.8  -4.14    17.9   0.33    6.72
KNXA#   KENEXA CORP          0.27   0.18    50.0   0.23    17.4   1.73    6.99
DTSI    DTS INC              0.21   0.14    50.0   0.18    16.7   0.47    2.46
DF*#    DEAN FOODS CO        0.36   0.18   100.0   0.31    16.1   0.20    1.64
TUMI    TUMI HOLDINGS IN     0.15     na      na   0.13    15.4   4.27   23.07
NWPX    NORTHWEST PIPE       0.38   0.57   -33.3   0.33    15.2   0.86    3.59
TAP*    MOLSON COORS-B       1.38   1.23    12.2   1.20    15.0   0.60    1.42
STAG    STAG INDUSTRIAL      0.32   0.22    45.5   0.28    14.3  -0.12   -0.81
HBNK#   HAMPDEN BANCORP      0.16   0.00      na   0.14    14.3   0.00    0.00
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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TTGT#   TECHTARGET           0.08   0.10   -20.0   0.07    14.3  -0.14   -3.23
BPI     BRIDGEPOINT EDUC     0.84   0.90    -6.7   0.74    13.5   0.57    5.69
ETRM    ENTEROMEDICS INC    -0.13  -0.20    35.0  -0.15    13.3  -0.03   -0.83
MGEE#   MGE ENERGY INC       0.62   0.55    12.7   0.55    12.7   0.03    0.06
NUAN    NUANCE COMMUNICA     0.45   0.35    28.6   0.40    12.5  -0.76   -3.39
JBT     JOHN BEAN TECH       0.27   0.35   -22.9   0.24    12.5   1.44    9.93
AMED    AMEDISYS INC         0.27   0.67   -59.7   0.24    12.5   0.33    2.69
DMD#    DEMAND MEDIA INC     0.09   0.06    50.0   0.08    12.5   0.14    1.22
FCTY#   1ST CENTURY BANC     0.09     na      na   0.08    12.5   0.02    0.43
IILG#   INTERVAL LEISURE     0.19   0.13    46.2   0.17    11.8   0.29    1.51
RIGL    RIGEL PHARMACEUT    -0.31  -0.32     3.1  -0.35    11.4  -0.46   -4.27
SAPE#   SAPIENT CORP         0.10   0.11    -9.1   0.09    11.1   0.10    1.00
TRAK#   DEALERTRACK HOLD     0.31   0.25    24.0   0.28    10.7  -0.26   -0.89
TDG     TRANSDIGM GROUP      1.88   1.21    55.4   1.70    10.6   2.47    2.01
LABL    MULTI-COLOR CORP     0.55   0.66   -16.7   0.50    10.0   1.84    9.68
BEE     STRATEGIC HOTELS     0.11   0.05   120.0   0.10    10.0  -0.07   -1.12
MALL#   PC MALL INC          0.11   0.15   -26.7   0.10    10.0   0.27    4.80
URS#    URS CORP             1.00   0.87    14.9   0.91     9.9   0.16    0.45
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
STWD    STARWOOD PROPERT     0.45   0.43     4.7   0.41     9.8   0.02    0.09
NRP     NATURAL RESOURCE     0.46   0.48    -4.2   0.42     9.5   0.46    2.38
THR     THERMON GROUP HO     0.23   0.07   228.6   0.21     9.5   0.21    0.94
PTRY    PANTRY INC           0.70   0.93   -24.7   0.64     9.4   0.38    2.61
PRI#    PRIMERICA INC        0.71   0.59    20.3   0.65     9.2   0.13    0.48
LDR     LANDAUER INC         0.71   0.59    20.3   0.65     9.2   0.47    0.80
CVU     CPI AEROSTRUCTUR     0.36   0.22    63.6   0.33     9.1  -0.40   -3.41
AKRX    AKORN INC            0.12   0.09    33.3   0.11     9.1   0.60    4.49
BECN    BEACON ROOFING S     0.62   0.51    21.6   0.57     8.8   0.57    2.30
MMS     MAXIMUS INC          0.62   0.56    10.7   0.57     8.8   2.62    5.18
CREE#   CREE INC             0.25   0.28   -10.7   0.23     8.7   0.59    2.29
DIS*#   WALT DISNEY CO       1.01   0.78    29.5   0.93     8.6   0.16    0.32
SGA#    SAGA COMM-CL A       1.22   0.95    28.4   1.13     8.0   0.82    2.33
MNKD    MANNKIND CORP       -0.23  -0.37    37.8  -0.25     8.0  -0.11   -5.02
ENDP    ENDO HEALTH SOLU     1.27   1.05    21.0   1.18     7.6   0.89    2.99
TRGT#   TARGACEPT INC        0.43  -0.07      NM   0.40     7.5  -0.02   -0.46
ESRX*#  EXPRESS SCRIPTS      0.88   0.71    23.9   0.82     7.3   0.04    0.07
BLT     BLOUNT INTL          0.30   0.28     7.1   0.28     7.1  -0.82   -5.85
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
PCLN*#  PRICELINE.COM        7.85   5.49    43.0   7.36     6.7  14.68    2.21
VSI     VITAMIN SHOPPE       0.55   0.40    37.5   0.52     5.8   3.81    6.72
MMC*    MARSH & MCLENNAN     0.61   0.50    22.0   0.58     5.2   0.72    2.16
TSRX    TRIUS THERAPEUTI    -0.37  -0.40     7.5  -0.39     5.1  -0.05   -0.91
SNHY    SUN HYDRAULICS       0.43   0.41     4.9   0.41     4.9  -0.49   -2.00
BOX     SEACUBE CONTAINE     0.66   0.51    29.4   0.63     4.8  -0.02   -0.11
BWC#    BABCOCK & WILCOX     0.44   0.47    -6.4   0.42     4.8   0.54    2.10
LNCE    SNYDERS-LANCE        0.22   0.16    37.5   0.21     4.8   0.80    3.42
VRNM    VERENIUM CORP       -0.20  -0.16   -25.0  -0.21     4.8   0.04    0.96
LXP     LEXINGTON REALTY     0.24   0.24     0.0   0.23     4.3  -0.12   -1.32
EMR*    EMERSON ELEC CO      1.04   0.90    15.6   1.00     4.0   0.85    1.74
SJI     SOUTH JERSEY IND     0.28   0.20    40.0   0.27     3.7   0.00    0.00
GNMK#   GENMARK DIAGNOST    -0.26  -0.39    33.3  -0.27     3.7  -0.01   -0.17
DCTH    DELCATH SYSTEMS     -0.26  -0.13  -100.0  -0.27     3.7  -0.05   -2.87
BXP*    BOSTON PROPERTIE     1.28   1.23     4.1   1.24     3.2  -0.64   -0.57
ARCC    ARES CAPITAL COR     0.40   0.34    17.6   0.39     2.6   0.09    0.54
BRS     BRISTOW GROUP IN     0.81   0.54    50.0   0.79     2.5  -0.07   -0.15
TLLP    TESORO LOGISTICS     0.41   0.25    64.0   0.40     2.5  -0.11   -0.28
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
GEOY    GEOEYE INC           0.57   0.49    16.3   0.56     1.8   1.00    4.02
CHD     CHURCH & DWIGHT      0.56   0.57    -1.8   0.55     1.8  -3.16   -5.67
CVS*    CVS CAREMARK COR     0.81   0.65    24.6   0.80     1.3  -0.78   -1.74
CHDN    CHURCHILL DOWNS      2.58   2.36     9.3   2.55     1.2   0.77    1.36
PL#     PROTECTIVE LIFE      0.85   0.94    -9.6   0.84     1.2   0.57    1.96
LTC     LTC PROPERTIES       0.57   0.53     7.5   0.57     0.0  -0.81   -2.28
RLJ#    RLJ LODGING TRUS     0.52     na      na   0.52     0.0  -0.04   -0.23
CLDT    CHATHAM LODGING      0.43   0.24    79.2   0.43     0.0  -0.16   -1.17
POR     PORTLAND GENERAL     0.34   0.29    17.2   0.34     0.0  -0.04   -0.15
KAR     KAR AUCTION SERV     0.26   0.32   -18.8   0.26     0.0   0.58    3.73
RNET    RIGNET INC           0.20   0.13    53.8   0.20     0.0  -0.70   -3.76
RAX#    RACKSPACE HOSTIN     0.18   0.13    38.5   0.18     0.0   0.83    1.71
PES     PIONEER ENERGY S     0.15   0.07   114.3   0.15     0.0  -0.14   -1.69
SSP     EW SCRIPPS-A         0.12  -0.02      NM   0.12     0.0   0.23    2.39
NGPC    NGP CAP RES CO       0.12   0.20   -40.0   0.12     0.0   0.18    2.53
HCKT#   HACKETT GROUP        0.11   0.08    37.5   0.11     0.0  -0.09   -2.05
SIRI    SIRIUS XM RADIO      0.02   0.03   -33.3   0.02     0.0   0.10    4.55
ARC#    AMERICAN REPRO       0.02   0.00      na   0.02     0.0   0.17    3.86
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
========================================================================
GMO     GENERAL MOLY INC    -0.03  -0.02   -50.0  -0.03     0.0   0.00    0.00
SONS#   SONUS NETWORKS      -0.03  -0.01  -200.0  -0.03     0.0   0.14    8.38
NAVB    NAVIDEA BIOPHARM    -0.06  -0.02  -200.0  -0.06     0.0   0.13    3.66
SIGA    SIGA TECH INC       -0.08   0.44      NM  -0.08     0.0   0.02    0.68
SNMX#   SENOMYX INC         -0.08  -0.08     0.0  -0.08     0.0   0.09    4.17
JIVE#   JIVE SOFTWARE IN    -0.11     na      na  -0.11     0.0   0.31    1.62

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
# - Company reported in the late afternoon.

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