U.S. Companies Reporting Lower Quarterly EPS, Aug. 13

The following U.S. companies reported lower earnings per share for their latest quarter (end date of the quarter is noted in the last column).

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12  % CHG   Q/E
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SYY*    SYSCO CORP           0.55   0.57    -3.5   0.54     1.9   Jun
FSGI    FIRST SECURITY G    -4.82  -3.70   -30.3  -3.54   -36.2   Jun
BH      BIGLARI HOLDINGS     3.59   6.15   -41.6   5.47   -34.4   Jun
CLRO    CLEARONE COMMUNI     0.09   0.18   -50.0   0.09     0.0   Jun
SPPR    SUPERTEL HOSPITA     0.05   0.11   -54.5   0.09   -44.4   Jun
PLNR#   PLANAR SYSTEMS      -0.04  -0.01  -300.0  -0.10    60.0   Jun
ZAZA    ZAZA ENERGY CORP    -1.07  -0.14  -664.3  -0.02 -5250.0   Mar
CTIB    CTI INDUSTRIES      -0.02   0.00      na   0.09      NM   Jun

Number of companies reporting lower earnings today:             8
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            27

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

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