U.S. Companies Reporting Earnings on March 28

The following table lists the 12 U.S. companies that reported quarterly earnings today (end date of the quarter is noted in the last column). Companies are sorted alphabetically by ticker symbol.

Earnings estimates provided by Bloomberg.

TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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CMC     COMMERCIAL METAL     0.24  -0.40      NM   0.09   166.7   Feb
FDO*    FAMILY DOLLAR ST     1.15   0.98    17.3   1.13     1.8   Feb
HII     HUNTINGTON INGAL     1.19     na      na   0.94    26.6   Dec
JOSB    JOS A BANK CLOTH     1.57   0.89    76.4   1.58    -0.6   Jan
LNN     LINDSAY CORP         1.00   0.89    12.4   0.82    22.0   Feb
MOS*#   MOSAIC CO/THE        0.64   1.21   -47.1   0.69    -7.2   Feb
PAYX*#  PAYCHEX INC          0.37   0.36     2.8   0.37     0.0   Feb
PRGS    PROGRESS SOFTWAR     0.28   0.42   -33.3   0.25    12.0   Feb
PTX     PERNIX THERAPEUT     0.16     na      na   0.14    14.3   Dec
TICKER                                             EST
SYM     COMPANY               Q12    Q11   % CHG    Q12   % CHG   Q/E
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RHT*#   RED HAT INC          0.29   0.26    11.5   0.27     7.4   Feb
UNF     UNIFIRST CORP/MA     0.96   0.82    17.1   0.88     9.1   Feb
VRNT#   VERINT SYSTEMS       0.75   0.66    13.6   0.68    10.3   Jan

Total number of companies reporting earnings today:            12

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