Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- 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 Q11 Q10 % CHG Q11 % CHG Q/E ======================================================================== DRI* DARDEN RESTAURAN 0.41 0.54 -24.1 0.41 0.0 Nov ZQK QUIKSILVER INC 0.06 0.12 -50.0 0.06 0.0 Oct Number of companies reporting lower earnings today: 2 Total number of companies reporting earnings today: 5 * - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. # - Company reported in the late afternoon.
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