Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The following U.S. companies reported higher 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 Q11 Q10 % CHG Q11 % CHG Q/E ======================================================================== PAY# VERIFONE SYSTEMS 0.45 0.32 40.6 0.51 -11.8 Oct JOY*# JOY GLOBAL INC 1.90 1.39 36.7 1.86 2.2 Oct NDSN# NORDSON CORP 0.86 0.75 14.7 0.81 6.2 Oct Number of companies reporting higher earnings today: 3 Total number of companies reporting earnings today: 4 * - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. # - Company reported in the late afternoon.
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