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

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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SRPT    SAREPTA THERAPEU     0.35   0.06   483.3  -0.24      NM   Jun
VQ      VENOCO INC           0.25   0.25     0.0  -0.01      NM   Jun
WFR     MEMC ELEC MATER      0.14   0.29   -51.7  -0.04      NM   Jun
EAC     ERICKSON AIR-CRA     0.10     na      na  -0.06      NM   Jun
FOR     FORESTAR GROUP       0.07  -0.11      NM  -0.03      NM   Jun
OUTD    OUTDOOR CHANNEL      0.00  -0.03      NM  -0.05      NM   Jun
SATS    ECHOSTAR CORP-A      0.41   0.21    95.2   0.08   412.5   Jun
ADK     ADCARE HEALTH SY     0.05  -0.40      NM   0.01   400.0   Jun
NRG*    NRG ENERGY           0.68   0.31   119.4   0.18   277.8   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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EIG     EMPLOYERS HOLDIN     0.11   0.10    10.0   0.03   266.7   Jun
GLP     GLOBAL PARTNERS      0.66  -0.09      NM   0.20   230.0   Jun
SWC     STILLWATER MININ     0.15   0.39   -61.5   0.05   200.0   Jun
AUTH    AUTHENTEC INC        0.03  -0.04      NM   0.01   200.0   Jun
SKYW    SKYWEST INC          0.33   0.03  1000.0   0.14   135.7   Jun
RGP     REGENCY ENERGY P     0.18   0.07   157.1   0.08   125.0   Jun
LIOX    LIONBRIDGE TECH      0.18   0.07   157.1   0.08   125.0   Jun
VIAS    VIASYSTEMS GROUP     0.75   0.31   141.9   0.35   114.3   Jun
RLH     RED LION HOTELS     -0.01  -0.17    94.1  -0.07    85.7   Jun
CSC*    COMPUTER SCIENCE     0.37   1.18   -68.6   0.22    68.2   Jun
ELON    ECHELON CORP        -0.01   0.05      NM  -0.03    66.7   Jun
PIP     PHARMATHENE INC     -0.02  -0.05    60.0  -0.05    60.0   Jun
AAON    AAON INC             0.38   0.15   153.3   0.24    58.3   Jun
XNPT    XENOPORT INC        -0.22   0.55      NM  -0.44    50.0   Jun
HII     HUNTINGTON INGAL     1.00   0.80    25.0   0.69    44.9   Jun
NVTL    NOVATEL WIRELESS    -0.07  -0.03  -133.3  -0.12    41.7   Jun
PKOH    PARK OHIO HLDGS      1.06   0.69    53.6   0.75    41.3   Jun
CHTP    CHELSEA THERAPEU    -0.12  -0.21    42.9  -0.19    36.8   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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VITC    VITACOST.COM INC    -0.13  -0.11   -18.2  -0.20    35.0   Jun
KELYA   KELLY SERVICES-A     0.40   0.52   -23.1   0.30    33.3   Jun
CPK     CHESAPEAKE UTIL      0.52   0.41    26.8   0.40    30.0   Jun
SEM     SELECT MEDICAL       0.31   0.20    55.0   0.24    29.2   Jun
OPAY    OFFICIAL PAYMENT    -0.05  -0.08    37.5  -0.07    28.6   Jun
PSEM    PERICOM SEMICOND     0.10   0.14   -28.6   0.08    25.0   Jun
PPL*    PPL CORPORATION      0.51   0.45    13.3   0.41    24.4   Jun
NRCI    NATL RESEARCH        0.57   0.34    67.6   0.46    23.9   Jun
FSYS    FUEL SYSTEMS SOL     0.11   0.19   -42.1   0.09    22.2   Jun
TRNO    TERRENO REALTY C     0.16  -0.10      NM   0.14    14.3   Jun
RL*     RALPH LAUREN COR     2.03   1.90     6.8   1.78    14.0   Jun
APEI    AMERICAN PUBLIC      0.51   0.49     4.1   0.45    13.3   Jun
FOLD    AMICUS THERAPEUT    -0.20  -0.37    45.9  -0.23    13.0   Jun
DK      DELEK US HOLDING     1.17   0.80    46.3   1.04    12.5   Jun
OSUR    ORASURE TECH        -0.07  -0.05   -40.0  -0.08    12.5   Jun
OLP     ONE LIBERTY PROP     0.42   0.46    -8.7   0.38    10.5   Jun
OPNT    OPNET TECH INC       0.21   0.21     0.0   0.19    10.5   Jun
ARTNA   ARTESIAN RES-A       0.32   0.23    39.1   0.29    10.3   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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WR      WESTAR ENERGY IN     0.48   0.38    26.3   0.44     9.1   Jun
BLKB    BLACKBAUD INC        0.24   0.27   -11.1   0.22     9.1   Jun
TDW     TIDEWATER INC        0.65   0.60     8.3   0.60     8.3   Jun
ASTM    AASTROM BIOSCIEN    -0.22  -0.44    50.0  -0.24     8.3   Jun
SUSS    SUSSER HOLDINGS      1.40   1.39     0.7   1.31     6.9   Jun
HFC     HOLLYFRONTIER CO     2.39   1.81    32.0   2.24     6.7   Jun
TIE*    TITANIUM METALS      0.17   0.18    -5.6   0.16     6.3   Jun
ACHN    ACHILLION PHARMA    -0.16  -0.19    15.8  -0.17     5.9   Jun
ENOC    ENERNOC INC         -0.91  -0.31  -193.5  -0.96     5.2   Jun
IFF*    INTL FLVR & FRAG     1.08   0.97    11.3   1.03     4.9   Jun
M*      MACY’S INC           0.67   0.55    21.8   0.64     4.7   Jul
PRIM    PRIMORIS SERVICE     0.23   0.28   -17.9   0.22     4.5   Jun
WRI     WEINGARTEN RLTY      0.47   0.30    56.7   0.45     4.4   Jun
THS     TREEHOUSE FOODS      0.60   0.43    39.5   0.58     3.4   Jun
CRL     CHARLES RIVER LA     0.69   0.70    -1.4   0.67     3.0   Jun
CNDO    CORONADO BIOSCIE    -0.34     na      na  -0.35     2.9   Jun
GEO     GEO GROUP INC/TH     0.41   0.40     2.5   0.40     2.5   Jun
LMIA    LMI AEROSPACE        0.43   0.41     4.9   0.42     2.4   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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CZNC    CITIZENS & NORTH     0.46   0.47    -2.1   0.45     2.2   Jun
MFB     MAIDENFORM BRAND     0.49   0.67   -26.9   0.48     2.1   Jun
AFAM    ALMOST FAMILY IN     0.50   0.58   -13.8   0.49     2.0   Jun
ROSE    ROSETTA RESOURCE     0.58   0.48    20.8   0.57     1.8   Jun
CLVS    CLOVIS ONCOLOGY     -0.60     na      na  -0.61     1.6   Jun
GEVO    GEVO INC            -0.62  -0.48   -29.2  -0.63     1.6   Jun
ES      ENERGYSOLUTIONS      0.06   0.01   500.0   0.00      na   Jun
CBRX    COLUMBIA LABORAT     0.02   0.13   -84.6   0.00      na   Jun
CWH     COMMONWEALTH REI     0.83   0.91    -8.8   0.83     0.0   Jun
AMTG    APOLLO RESIDENTI     0.66     na      na   0.66     0.0   Jun
GBL     GAMCO INVESTORS      0.57   0.77   -26.0   0.57     0.0   Jun
MOLX*   MOLEX INC            0.38   0.44   -13.6   0.38     0.0   Jun
SPPI    SPECTRUM PHARMAC     0.32   0.13   146.2   0.32     0.0   Jun
VPG     VISHAY PRECI         0.21   0.22    -4.5   0.21     0.0   Jun
LSE     CAPLEASE INC         0.15   0.15     0.0   0.15     0.0   Jun
CBB     CINCINNATI BELL      0.06   0.07   -14.3   0.06     0.0   Jun
ATEC    ALPHATEC HOLDING    -0.01  -0.02    50.0  -0.01     0.0   Jun
DDXS    DIADEXUS INC        -0.02     na      na  -0.02     0.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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PRMW    PRIMO WATER CORP    -0.06  -0.03  -100.0  -0.06     0.0   Jun
NXTM    NXSTAGE MEDICAL     -0.09  -0.10    10.0  -0.09     0.0   Jun
GTXI    GTX INC             -0.17  -0.21    19.0  -0.17     0.0   Jun
XOMA    XOMA CORP           -0.21  -0.27    22.2  -0.21     0.0   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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