Dividend yield at 0.82% Earnings date: 04/25/13.  

Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 2.0M shares, which represents about 7.46% of the company's float of 26.80M shares. 

7. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR): A private equity and venture capital firm specializing in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, and mezzanine investments in large cap companies. Market cap at $4.03B, most recent closing price at $19.26.

In Mar 2012: Reported EPS at 0.99 vs. estimate at 0.74 (surprise of 33.8%). In Jun 2012: Reported EPS at 0.74 vs. estimate at 0.16 (surprise of 362.5%). In Sep 2012: Reported EPS at 0.69 vs. estimate at 0.48 (surprise of 43.8%). In Dec 2012: Reported 0.48 vs. estimate at 0.22 (surprise of 118.2%. [Average earnings surprise at 139.58%].

Dividend yield at 14.55% Earnings date: 04/22/13.  

Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 16.4M shares, which represents about 6.98% of the company's float of 234.85M shares. 

8. Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS): Develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements worldwide. Market cap at $2.95B, most recent closing price at $50.50.

In Mar 2012: Reported EPS at 0.74 vs. estimate at 0.7 (surprise of 5.7%). In Jun 2012: Reported EPS at 0.94 vs. estimate at 0.83 (surprise of 13.3%). In Sep 2012: Reported EPS at 0.87 vs. estimate at 0.77 (surprise of 13%). In Dec 2012: Reported 0.97 vs. estimate at 0.94 (surprise of 3.2%. [Average earnings surprise at 8.8%].

Dividend yield at 2.42% Earnings date: 04/22/13.  

Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 3.4M shares, which represents about 6.64% of the company's float of 51.23M shares. 

9. Pentair, Inc. (PNR): Operates as a diversified industrial manufacturing company worldwide. Market cap at $10.43B, most recent closing price at $50.60.

In Mar 2012: Reported EPS at 0.64 vs. estimate at 0.56 (surprise of 14.3%). In Jun 2012: Reported EPS at 0.83 vs. estimate at 0.8 (surprise of 3.7%). In Sep 2012: Reported EPS at 0.64 vs. estimate at 0.63 (surprise of 1.6%). In Dec 2012: Reported 0.47 vs. estimate at 0.44 (surprise of 6.8%. [Average earnings surprise at 6.6%].

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