Midmorning Negative EPS Surprises for U.S. Companies, June 28

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
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CWST    CASELLA WASTE       -0.84   0.46      NM  -0.37  -127.0   Apr
MLHR    HERMAN MILLER        0.28   0.30    -6.7   0.30    -6.7   May
PRGS    PROGRESS SOFTWAR     0.21   0.38   -44.7   0.22    -4.5   May
MSM     MSC INDL DIRECT      1.10   0.97    13.4   1.11    -0.9   May
FDO*    FAMILY DOLLAR ST     1.06   0.91    16.5   1.07    -0.9   May

* - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index