Earnings Scoreboard

After the end of every calendar quarter, the Navellier research team tests for "what is working on Wall Street" to develop fundamental variable models that we think are good predictors of stock movements. A key variable included in virtually every model our firm has ever produced is known as "earnings surprise." An earnings surprise occurs whenever a company's actual earnings report either exceeds (positive) or fails (negative) to meet analysts' earnings expectations. Since we don't short stocks, we look for positive earnings surprises. The academic research is conclusive about earnings surprises: there is a statistically significant correlation between a company's surprise earnings announcement and an increase in the company's stock price: click the following link and type in ‘earnings surprise’ Earnings Surprise.

We think our portfolios are packed with companies reporting compelling earnings surprises. Below are the complete holdings of six of our portfolio strategies showing earnings surprises. (Where you see “#N/A,” the companies likely either (1) lacked sufficient analyst estimates to generate an earnings surprise value or (2) were reporting no surprises).

This data is updated on Tuesdays as of 2pm Pacific Time.

Ticker Company Name Price Last Actual
Report
Date
Estimate
Prior to
Report
Date
Recent
Actual
Earnings
%
Surprise
LW Lamb Weston Holdings Inc 71.11 04/02/2019 $0.83 $0.95 14.69%
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc 169.88 03/28/2019 $1.74 $1.85 6.17%
WEX Wex Inc 202.58 03/19/2019 $2.09 $2.22 5.97%
ADBE Adobe Inc 271.86 03/15/2019 $1.62 $1.71 5.85%
BURL Burlington Stores Inc 158.43 03/07/2019 $2.77 $2.83 2.20%
ROST Ross Stores Inc 97.37 03/06/2019 $1.13 $1.20 6.39%
EC Ecopetrol Sa 21 02/27/2019 $0.44 $0.46 -4.93%
HEI Heico Corp 100.57 02/27/2019 $0.47 $0.58 24.20%
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc 134.75 02/27/2019 $0.40 $0.45 11.84%
AZO Autozone Inc 1060.3 02/26/2019 $9.96 $11.49 15.35%
OKE Oneok Inc 70.6 02/26/2019 $0.74 $0.70 -5.75%
DXCM Dexcom Inc 117.88 02/22/2019 $0.17 $0.54 214.59%
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc 91.84 02/22/2019 $0.80 $0.93 15.98%
CPRT Copart Inc 65.37 02/21/2019 $0.51 $0.52 2.69%
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Inc 64.98 02/20/2019 $0.47 $0.52 10.05%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc 136.98 02/20/2019 $1.07 $1.04 -2.64%
ANET Arista Networks Inc 324.77 02/15/2019 $2.06 $2.25 8.98%
CME Cme Group Inc 172.92 02/14/2019 $1.73 $1.77 2.05%
ZTS Zoetis Inc 101.67 02/14/2019 $0.77 $0.79 2.45%
VRSN Verisign Inc 189.6 02/08/2019 $1.21 $1.58 30.68%
FTNT Fortinet Inc 92.71 02/07/2019 $0.52 $0.59 14.08%
ORLY O'reilly Automotive Inc 406.32 02/07/2019 $3.75 $3.72 -0.85%
SPGI S&p Global Inc 214.93 02/07/2019 $2.20 $2.22 0.76%
TWTR Twitter Inc 34.37 02/07/2019 $0.25 $0.31 24.94%
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences Inc 86.24 02/06/2019 $0.18 $0.19 4.01%
AMZN Amazon.com Inc 1843.06 02/01/2019 $5.65 $6.04 6.94%
IDXX Idexx Labs Inc 225.32 02/01/2019 $0.90 $0.99 9.59%
ABMD Abiomed Inc 270.08 01/31/2019 $0.94 $0.97 2.96%
COP Conocophillips 67.37 01/31/2019 $1.01 $1.13 12.39%
MA Mastercard Inc 238.83 01/31/2019 $1.52 $1.55 2.25%
PYPL Paypal Holdings Inc 108.48 01/31/2019 $0.67 $0.69 3.59%
NOW Servicenow Inc 244.3 01/31/2019 $0.64 $0.77 20.95%
BA Boeing Co 379.64 01/30/2019 $4.57 $5.48 19.81%
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc 582.85 01/25/2019 $3.07 $2.96 -3.54%
GWW Grainger (w W) Inc 304.86 01/24/2019 $3.60 $3.96 10.08%
XLNX Xilinx Inc 134.41 01/24/2019 $0.85 $0.93 9.79%
TEAM Atlassian Corp Plc 112.68 01/18/2019 $0.21 $0.25 19.05%
UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc 223.22 01/15/2019 $3.21 $3.28 2.21%

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