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
Prior to
DRI Darden Restaurants Inc 121.23 06/20/2019 $1.73 $1.76 1.90%
ADBE Adobe Inc 299.33 06/19/2019 $1.78 $1.83 2.66%
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc 181.87 06/13/2019 $0.70 $0.74 5.18%
VMW Vmware Inc -cl A 173.39 05/31/2019 $1.28 $1.32 3.49%
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc 86.42 05/30/2019 $0.98 $1.22 23.92%
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc 168.93 05/30/2019 $0.45 $0.50 12.05%
HEI Heico Corp 128.27 05/29/2019 $0.49 $0.60 22.27%
ROST Ross Stores Inc 103.96 05/24/2019 $1.12 $1.15 2.57%
CPRT Copart Inc 73.94 05/23/2019 $0.62 $0.66 6.30%
AZO Autozone Inc 1118.47 05/21/2019 $15.13 $15.99 5.66%
UBNT Ubiquiti Networks Inc 128.42 05/10/2019 $1.10 $1.26 14.46%
ANET Arista Networks Inc 253.39 05/03/2019 $2.07 $2.31 11.59%
FTNT Fortinet Inc 76.13 05/03/2019 $0.39 $0.46 19.10%
DXCM Dexcom Inc 150.8 05/02/2019 $-0.14 $-0.05 65.40%
SPGI S&p Global Inc 228.7 05/02/2019 $2.12 $2.11 -0.51%
WEX Wex Inc 206.32 05/02/2019 $1.69 $1.72 1.95%
ZTS Zoetis Inc 112.88 05/02/2019 $0.79 $0.88 11.58%
FICO Fair Isaac Corp 304.58 05/01/2019 $1.25 $1.56 24.47%
OKE Oneok Inc 68.94 05/01/2019 $0.73 $0.81 10.44%
PAYC Paycom Software Inc 228.25 05/01/2019 $1.11 $1.19 6.82%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc 145.07 05/01/2019 $1.03 $1.03 -0.38%
MA Mastercard Inc 264.47 04/30/2019 $1.66 $1.78 7.15%
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences Inc 85 04/30/2019 $-0.78 $-1.12 -43.10%
AMZN Amazon.com Inc 1911.3 04/26/2019 $4.71 $7.09 50.53%
VRSN Verisign Inc 210.75 04/26/2019 $1.25 $1.31 4.81%
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc 726.85 04/25/2019 $3.01 $3.40 12.84%
ORLY O'reilly Automotive Inc 376.27 04/25/2019 $4.05 $4.05 0.08%
PYPL Paypal Holdings Inc 116.21 04/25/2019 $0.68 $0.78 15.35%
NOW Servicenow Inc 285.74 04/25/2019 $0.54 $0.67 23.69%
XLNX Xilinx Inc 112.14 04/25/2019 $0.94 $0.95 0.79%
BA Boeing Co 371.84 04/24/2019 $3.19 $3.16 -1.02%
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Inc 71.37 04/23/2019 $0.49 $0.54 9.92%
NEE Nextera Energy Inc 207.55 04/23/2019 $2.05 $2.20 7.48%
TWTR Twitter Inc 35.02 04/23/2019 $0.15 $0.37 140.99%
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc 527.23 04/19/2019 $2.70 $2.61 -3.32%
TEAM Atlassian Corp Plc 132.87 04/18/2019 $0.18 $0.21 13.68%
UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc 252.28 04/16/2019 $3.60 $3.73 3.71%
LW Lamb Weston Holdings Inc 60.84 04/02/2019 $0.83 $0.95 15.05%

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