May 14 (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 SYM COMPANY Q12 Q11 % CHG Q12 % CHG Q/E ======================================================================== TEAR TEARLAB CORP -0.44 na na -0.10 -340.0 Mar VSTM VERASTEM INC -0.47 na na -0.28 -67.9 Mar PTN PALATIN TECH INC -0.17 na na -0.13 -30.8 Mar MPAA MOTORCAR PARTS -0.83 0.30 NM 0.06 NM Dec
* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
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