U.S. Companies Reporting Lower Quarterly EPS, March 21

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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GIS*    GENERAL MILLS IN     0.55   0.56    -1.8   0.56    -1.8   Feb
AIR     AAR CORP             0.41   0.45    -8.9   0.49   -16.3   Feb
SCVL#   SHOE CARNIVAL        0.24   0.33   -27.3   0.21    14.3   Jan
FSII    FSI INTL INC         0.09   0.13   -30.8   0.05    80.0   Feb

Number of companies reporting lower earnings today:             4
Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            15

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