U.S. Companies Reporting Lower Quarterly EPS, Feb. 27

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
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KWK     QUICKSILVER RES      0.00   0.18      NM   0.00      na   Dec
EPB     EL PASO PIPELINE     0.51   0.53    -3.8   0.63   -19.0   Dec
CHTR    CHARTER COM-A       -0.51  -0.48    -6.3  -0.19  -168.4   Dec
IL#     INTRALINKS HOLDI     0.11   0.14   -21.4   0.12    -8.3   Dec
CTB     COOPER TIRE & RU     0.51   0.65   -21.5   0.39    30.8   Dec
WES#    WESTERN GAS PART     0.35   0.46   -23.9   0.43   -18.6   Dec
UNS     UNISOURCE ENERGY     0.22   0.29   -24.1   0.27   -18.5   Dec
KAMN#   KAMAN CORP           0.53   0.80   -33.8   0.49     8.2   Dec
CCC     CALGON CARBON        0.09   0.22   -59.1   0.12   -25.0   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q11    Q10   % CHG    Q11   % CHG   Q/E
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MTRN    MATERION CORP        0.14   0.61   -77.0   0.15    -6.7   Dec
SVNT    SAVIENT PHARMACE    -0.44   0.00      na  -0.41    -7.3   Dec

Number of companies reporting lower earnings today:            11
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            31

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