U.S. Companies Reporting Negative EPS Surprises, Feb. 9

Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The following U.S. companies reported negative earnings surprises today. This list ranks percent surprises of actual earnings to earnings estimates.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.


TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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AGYS    AGILYSYS INC        -0.16   0.08      NM  -0.06  -166.7  -1.25  -14.43
NANO#   NANOMETRICS INC     -0.02   1.12      NM  -0.01  -100.0  -1.61   -7.80
KKR     KKR & CO LP          0.33   1.02   -67.6   0.75   -56.0   0.19    1.28
CPST#   CAPSTONE TURBINE    -0.03  -0.03     0.0  -0.02   -50.0   0.04    2.94
THRX#   THERAVANCE          -0.45  -0.25   -80.0  -0.31   -45.2  -0.55   -3.07
VPG     VISHAY PRECI         0.09   0.24   -62.5   0.13   -30.8   0.09    0.58
BNHN    BENIHANA INC         0.08   0.16   -50.0   0.11   -27.3   0.26    2.41
DVOX#   DYNAVOX INC-CL A     0.04   0.08   -50.0   0.05   -20.0  -0.27   -6.75
PODD#   INSULET CORP        -0.30  -0.50    40.0  -0.26   -15.4   0.74    3.87
TICKER                                             EST          PRICE   PRICE
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG    CHG   % CHG
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S*      SPRINT NEXTEL CO    -0.43  -0.31   -38.7  -0.38   -13.2  -0.02   -0.83
CVA#    COVANTA HOLDING      0.20   0.20     0.0   0.23   -13.0   1.62   11.11
TRLG#   TRUE RELIGION AP     0.62   0.63    -1.6   0.71   -12.7  -0.26   -0.70
SBGI    SINCLAIR BROAD-A     0.28   0.46   -39.1   0.32   -12.5   0.02    0.17
MCO*    MOODY’S CORP         0.43   0.50   -14.0   0.49   -12.2   0.06    0.16
PRO#    PROS HOLDINGS IN     0.08   0.02   300.0   0.09   -11.1  -0.01   -0.06
AINV    APOLLO INV CORP      0.20   0.26   -23.1   0.22    -9.1  -0.06   -0.84
FBN     FURNITURE BRANDS    -0.17  -0.81    79.0  -0.16    -6.3  -0.16   -8.47
NUAN#   NUANCE COMMUNICA     0.34   0.28    21.4   0.36    -5.6   1.12    3.82
TRI#    THOMSON REUTERS      0.54   0.43    25.6   0.56    -3.6  -0.34   -1.23
OFC#    CORP OFFICE PROP    -0.30   0.69      NM  -0.29    -3.4  -0.75   -2.99
PNNT#   PENNANTPARK INVE     0.31   0.31     0.0   0.32    -3.1  -0.02   -0.19
ALNY#   ALNYLAM PHARMACE    -0.33  -0.16  -106.2  -0.32    -3.1   0.00    0.00
MTGE    AMERICAN CAPITAL     0.86     na      na   0.88    -2.3   0.66    3.34
O       REALTY INCOME        0.51   0.47     8.5   0.52    -1.9  -0.22   -0.59
MNTA    MOMENTA PHARMACE    -0.02   0.77      NM   0.27      NM  -0.55   -3.40
GRPN#   GROUPON INC         -0.02     na      na   0.03      NM  -3.41  -13.87
SPCHB#  SPORT CHALET-B      -0.07  -0.06   -16.7   0.07      NM  -0.05   -2.49

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

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