Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Aug. 9

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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DBLE    DOUBLE EAGLE PET     0.33  -0.06      NM  -0.11      NM   Jun
SPWR    SUNPOWER CORP        0.08  -0.19      NM  -0.11      NM   Jun
CRTX    CORNERSTONE THER     0.08   0.09   -11.1  -0.02      NM   Jun
CXPO    CRIMSON EXPLORAT     0.04  -0.03      NM  -0.03      NM   Jun
ORBT    ORBIT INTL CORP      0.04     na      na  -0.05      NM   Jun
CPE     CALLON PETROLEUM     0.01   0.54   -98.1  -0.02      NM   Jun
HNR     HARVEST NATURAL      0.29     na      na   0.07   314.3   Jun
CVO     CENVEO INC           0.13   0.17   -23.5   0.05   160.0   Jun
MKL     MARKEL CORP          7.87   3.02   160.6   3.69   113.3   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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PHMD    PHOTOMEDEX INC       0.58     na      na   0.29   100.0   Jun
ATO     ATMOS ENERGY         0.32  -0.01      NM   0.16   100.0   Jun
KCAP    KCAP FINANCIAL I     0.39   0.13   200.0   0.21    85.7   Jun
PFSW    PFSWEB INC          -0.02  -0.10    80.0  -0.09    77.8   Jun
FUN     CEDAR FAIR LP        0.65   0.08   712.5   0.40    62.5   Jun
MM      MILLENNIAL MEDIA    -0.02     na      na  -0.05    60.0   Jun
ATK     ALLIANT TECHSYS      2.16   2.02     6.9   1.42    52.1   Jun
CTB     COOPER TIRE & RU     0.75   0.18   316.7   0.50    50.0   Jun
HHC     HOWARD HUGHE         0.15   0.22   -31.8   0.10    50.0   Jun
UNTK    UNITEK GLOBAL SE    -0.02  -0.40    95.0  -0.04    50.0   Jun
RDEN    ELIZABETH ARDEN      0.28   0.18    55.6   0.20    40.0   Jun
PCRX    PACIRA PHARMACEU    -0.27  -0.51    47.1  -0.43    37.2   Jun
SGNT    SAGENT PHARMACEU    -0.17  -0.37    54.1  -0.26    34.6   Jun
CEMI    CHEMBIO DIAGNOST     0.04     na      na   0.03    33.3   Jun
BDC     BELDEN INC           0.95   0.72    31.9   0.74    28.4   Jun
KRO     KRONOS WORLDWIDE     0.56   0.77   -27.3   0.44    27.3   Jun
STAN    STANDARD PARKING     0.42   0.30    40.0   0.33    27.3   Jun
LPI     LAREDO PETROLEUM     0.24     na      na   0.19    26.3   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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EDMC    EDUCATION MGMT       0.10   0.28   -64.3   0.08    25.0   Jun
QRE     QR ENERGY LP         0.34   0.20    70.0   0.28    21.4   Jun
MHR     MAGNUM HUNTER RE    -0.04  -0.16    75.0  -0.05    20.0   Jun
MIDD    MIDDLEBY CORP        1.67   1.06    57.5   1.41    18.4   Jun
FTK     FLOTEK INDS          0.26     na      na   0.22    18.2   Jun
PRXL    PAREXEL INTL         0.34   0.10   240.0   0.29    17.2   Jun
SRI     STONERIDGE INC      -0.10   0.14      NM  -0.12    16.7   Jun
OSIS    OSI SYSTEMS INC      0.95   0.66    43.9   0.82    15.9   Jun
NBY     NOVABAY PHARMACE    -0.07   0.02      NM  -0.08    12.5   Jun
GXP     GREAT PLAINS ENE     0.41   0.31    32.3   0.37    10.8   Jun
SNSS    SUNESIS PHARMAC     -0.18  -0.18     0.0  -0.20    10.0   Jun
LAWS    LAWSON PRODUCTS     -0.39   0.13      NM  -0.43     9.3   Jun
NP      NEENAH PAPER INC     0.85   0.49    73.5   0.78     9.0   Jun
NMFC    NEW MOUNTAIN FIN     0.37     na      na   0.34     8.8   Jun
CJES    C&J ENERGY SERVI     1.00     na      na   0.92     8.7   Jun
USHS    US HOME SYSTEMS      0.25   0.21    19.0   0.23     8.7   Jun
BGMD    BG MEDICINE         -0.32  -0.25   -28.0  -0.35     8.6   Jun
CSII    CARDIOVASCULAR S    -0.24  -0.15   -60.0  -0.26     7.7   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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NNI     NELNET INC-CL A      1.13   1.04     8.7   1.05     7.6   Jun
BR      BROADRIDGE FINL      1.00   0.94     6.4   0.93     7.5   Jun
ZGNX    ZOGENIX INC         -0.26  -0.56    53.6  -0.28     7.1   Jun
PKY     PARKWAY PPTYS/MD     0.32   0.00      na   0.30     6.7   Jun
MINI    MOBILE MINI          0.18   0.19    -5.3   0.17     5.9   Jun
AIT     APPLIED INDU TEC     0.75   0.65    15.4   0.71     5.6   Jun
EAT     BRINKER INTL         0.61   0.48    27.1   0.58     5.2   Jun
JRCC    JAMES RIVER COAL    -0.74   0.31      NM  -0.78     5.1   Jun
CTL*    CENTURYLINK INC      0.65   0.64     1.6   0.62     4.8   Jun
KSS*    KOHLS CORP           1.00   1.09    -8.3   0.96     4.2   Jul
CXW     CORRECTIONS CORP     0.38   0.39    -2.6   0.37     2.7   Jun
RRGB    RED ROBIN GOURME     0.52   0.48     8.3   0.51     2.0   Jun
IL      INTRALINKS HOLDI     0.02   0.10   -80.0   0.00      na   Jun
PNNT    PENNANTPARK INVE     0.28   0.29    -3.4   0.28     0.0   Jun
FSC     FIFTH STREET FIN     0.26   0.24     8.3   0.26     0.0   Jun
MPW     MEDICAL PROPERTI     0.22   0.16    37.5   0.22     0.0   Jun
IPAR    INTER PARFUMS        0.20   0.16    25.0   0.20     0.0   Jun
CECE    CECO ENVIRONMNTL     0.15   0.12    25.0   0.15     0.0   Jun
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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WIN*    WINDSTREAM CORP      0.12   0.19   -36.8   0.12     0.0   Jun
WEN     WENDY’S CO/THE       0.05   0.05     0.0   0.05     0.0   Jun
ORBC    ORBCOMM INC          0.04   0.01   300.0   0.04     0.0   Jun
AXAS    ABRAXAS PETRO        0.02   0.01   100.0   0.02     0.0   Jun
SPCHB   SPORT CHALET-B       0.01  -0.06      NM   0.01     0.0   Jun
PGNX    PROGENICS PHARM     -0.32   1.64      NM  -0.32     0.0   Jun

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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