Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 8

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
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PRTS    US AUTO PARTS NE    -0.06  -0.08    25.0  -0.01  -500.0   Jun
CG      CARLYLE GROUP/TH    -0.19     na      na  -0.04  -375.0   Jun
APPY    ASPENBIO PHARMA     -1.19 -10.50    88.7  -0.38  -213.2   Jun
OESX    ORION ENERGY SYS    -0.09  -0.01  -800.0  -0.03  -200.0   Jun
CUI     CUI GLOBAL INC      -0.05     na      na  -0.02  -150.0   Jun
REFR    RESEARCH FRONT      -0.04     na      na  -0.02  -100.0   Jun
ARP     ATLAS RESOURCE P     0.01     na      na   0.16   -93.8   Jun
REXX    REX ENERGY CORP      0.01   0.09   -88.9   0.04   -75.0   Jun
BKEP    BLUEKNIGHT ENERG     0.04  -0.46      NM   0.11   -63.6   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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AH      ACCRETIVE HEALTH     0.03   0.12   -75.0   0.08   -62.5   Jun
ANV     ALLIED NEVADA GO     0.07   0.04    75.0   0.16   -56.3   Jun
DPM     DCP MIDSTREAM PA     0.08   0.33   -75.8   0.17   -52.9   Jun
SEMG    SEMGROUP CORP-A      0.12     na      na   0.24   -50.0   Jun
BWEN    BROADWIND ENERGY    -0.03  -0.04    25.0  -0.02   -50.0   Jun
ATRS    ANTARES PHARMA      -0.03  -0.02   -50.0  -0.02   -50.0   Jun
CGX     CONS GRAPHICS        0.09   0.43   -79.1   0.17   -47.1   Jun
WMCO    WILLIAMS CONTROL     0.11   0.20   -45.0   0.19   -42.1   Jun
PHH     PHH CORP             0.49  -0.73      NM   0.82   -40.2   Jun
LYV     LIVE NATION ENTE     0.03   0.07   -57.1   0.05   -40.0   Jun
ETE     ENERGY TRANSFER      0.23   0.19    21.1   0.38   -39.5   Jun
SNTS    SANTARUS INC         0.05   0.04    25.0   0.08   -37.5   Jun
OWW     ORBITZ WORLDWIDE     0.04   0.08   -50.0   0.06   -33.3   Jun
MOC     COMMAND SECURITY     0.02   0.02     0.0   0.03   -33.3   Jun
ANTH    ANTHERA PHARMACE    -0.43  -0.66    34.8  -0.33   -30.3   Jun
GSIG    GSI GROUP INC        0.18   0.30   -40.0   0.25   -28.0   Jun
EMKR    EMCORE CORP         -0.32  -0.28   -14.3  -0.25   -28.0   Jun
QUAD    QUAD GRAPHICS IN     0.08   0.12   -33.3   0.11   -27.3   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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BIOC    BIOCLINICA INC       0.06   0.08   -25.0   0.08   -25.0   Jun
SOMX    SOMAXON PHARMACE    -0.05  -0.33    84.8  -0.04   -25.0   Jun
DISH    DISH NETWORK-A       0.50   0.75   -33.3   0.66   -24.2   Jun
SVNT    SAVIENT PHARMACE    -0.54  -0.43   -25.6  -0.44   -22.7   Jun
RRMS    ROSE ROCK MIDSTR     0.31     na      na   0.40   -22.5   Jun
LAMR    LAMAR ADVERTIS-A     0.12   0.11     9.1   0.15   -20.0   Jun
GST     GASTAR EXPLORATI    -0.06  -0.01  -500.0  -0.05   -20.0   Jun
TEAR    TEARLAB CORP        -0.12     na      na  -0.10   -20.0   Jun
BID     SOTHEBY’S            1.24   1.83   -32.2   1.52   -18.4   Jun
EGY     VAALCO ENERGY        0.18   0.20   -10.0   0.22   -18.2   Jun
ONE     HIGHER ONE HOLD      0.09   0.12   -25.0   0.11   -18.2   Jun
COKE    COCA-COLA BOTTLI     1.20   1.30    -7.7   1.46   -17.8   Jun
WD      WALKER & DUNLOP      0.42   0.51   -17.6   0.51   -17.6   Jun
CLH     CLEAN HARBORS        0.47   0.58   -19.0   0.56   -16.1   Jun
STRT    STRATTEC SEC         0.97   0.81    19.8   1.14   -14.9   Jun
AONE    A123 SYSTEMS INC    -0.48  -0.43   -11.6  -0.42   -14.3   Jun
HRZN    HORIZON TECHNOLO     0.29   0.26    11.5   0.33   -12.1   Jun
KERX    KERYX BIOPHARM      -0.10  -0.05  -100.0  -0.09   -11.1   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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MRC     MRC GLOBAL INC       0.39     na      na   0.43    -9.3   Jun
AVT     AVNET INC            0.99   1.22   -18.9   1.08    -8.3   Jun
TTI     TETRA TECHNOLOGI     0.22   0.24    -8.3   0.24    -8.3   Jun
ANR*    ALPHA NATURAL RE    -0.33   0.96      NM  -0.31    -6.5   Jun
ALR     ALERE INC            0.49   0.46     6.5   0.52    -5.8   Jun
NYMT    NEW YORK MTGE        0.34   0.44   -22.7   0.36    -5.6   Jun
OMER    OMEROS CORP         -0.38  -0.24   -58.3  -0.36    -5.6   Jun
SMCI    SUPER MICRO COMP     0.18   0.29   -37.9   0.19    -5.3   Jun
CCC     CALGON CARBON        0.19   0.20    -5.0   0.20    -5.0   Jun
AINV    APOLLO INV CORP      0.20   0.24   -16.7   0.21    -4.8   Jun
VVUS    VIVUS INC           -0.24  -0.20   -20.0  -0.23    -4.3   Jun
STEC    STEC INC            -0.27   0.18      NM  -0.26    -3.8   Jun
FSTR    FOSTER (LB) CO-A     0.87   0.61    42.6   0.90    -3.3   Jun
CORE    CORE-MARK HOLDIN     0.94   0.81    16.0   0.97    -3.1   Jun
RAH     RALCORP HLDGS        0.60   1.15   -47.8   0.61    -1.6   Jun
ETP     ENERGY TRANSF PA     0.00   0.19      NM   0.46      NM   Jun
PESI    PERMA-FIX ENVIR     -0.02   0.05      NM   0.03      NM   Jun
WG      WILLBROS GROUP      -0.06   0.35      NM   0.10      NM   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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SWX     SOUTHWEST GAS CP    -0.08   0.09      NM   0.09      NM   Jun
ATLS    ATLAS ENERGY LP     -0.15   0.67      NM   0.17      NM   Jun
OTT     OTELCO INC-IDS      -2.16   0.10      NM   0.08      NM   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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