Midmorning Positive EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, Nov. 14

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               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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SYRG    SYNERGY RESOURCE     0.04     na      na  -0.03      NM   Aug
QRE     QR ENERGY LP         1.39     na      na   0.27   414.8   Sep
STBZ    STATE BANK FINAN     0.53     na      na   0.28    89.3   Sep
SNSS    SUNESIS PHARMAC     -0.11  -0.12     8.3  -0.18    38.9   Sep
THR     THERMON GROUP HO     0.19     na      na   0.15    26.7   Sep
SNWV    SANUWAVE HEALTH     -0.10     na      na  -0.12    16.7   Sep
HCOM    HAWAIIAN TELCOM      0.68     na      na   0.60    13.3   Sep
VTUS    VENTRUS BIOSCIEN    -0.50     na      na  -0.56    10.7   Sep
LOW*    LOWE’S COS INC       0.35   0.31    12.9   0.33     6.1   Oct
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q10   % CHG   Q/E
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JCP*    J.C. PENNEY CO       0.11   0.19   -42.1   0.11     0.0   Oct

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

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