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
CYBR Cyberark Software Ltd 128.81 05/14/2019 $0.41 $0.56 35.69%
ABR Arbor Realty Trust Inc 13.1 05/10/2019 $0.28 $0.26 -8.45%
BSTC Biospecifics Technologies Cp 64.33 05/10/2019 $0.62 $0.60 -3.23%
UBNT Ubiquiti Networks Inc 128.08 05/10/2019 $1.10 $1.26 14.46%
BGSF Bg Staffing Inc 20.15 05/09/2019 $0.29 $0.24 -15.79%
GPRK Geopark Ltd 15.38 05/09/2019 $0.27 $0.48 77.78%
NOMD Nomad Foods Ltd 22.04 05/09/2019 $0.39 $0.45 15.67%
CTRE Caretrust Reit Inc 25.31 05/08/2019 $0.19 $0.18 -6.49%
ENTA Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc 90.01 05/08/2019 $-0.06 $0.20
PLOW Douglas Dynamics Inc 36.89 05/07/2019 $-0.09 $0.01
IPAR Inter Parfums Inc 67.18 05/07/2019 $0.57 $0.60 6.01%
KL Franc-or Resources Corp 33.88 05/07/2019 $0.53 $0.53 0.48%
SPNS Sapiens International Corp 14.76 05/06/2019 $0.15 $0.17 11.84%
FTNT Fortinet Inc 82.62 05/03/2019 $0.39 $0.46 19.10%
HMSY Hms Holdings Corp 30.98 05/03/2019 $0.23 $0.28 24.28%
PLNT Planet Fitness Inc 80.02 05/03/2019 $0.34 $0.35 2.96%
EVTC Evertec Inc 28.11 05/02/2019 $0.48 $0.50 4.44%
LXFR ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ 25.35 05/02/2019 $0.38 $0.42 11.13%
QLYS Qualys Inc 87.91 05/02/2019 $0.42 $0.49 17.06%
CWST Casella Waste Sys Inc -cl A 39.07 05/01/2019 $-0.03 $-0.01 63.61%
CME Cme Group Inc 183.85 05/01/2019 $1.60 $1.62 1.47%
MGRC Mcgrath Rentcorp 59.67 05/01/2019 $0.64 $0.75 17.80%
AUDC Audiocodes Ltd 14.62 04/30/2019 $0.15 $0.18 20.00%
IRMD Iradimed Corp 22.51 04/30/2019 $0.13 $0.13 0.00%
NSP Insperity Inc 113.52 04/29/2019 $1.88 $1.98 5.46%
BEAT Biotelemetry Inc 47.88 04/26/2019 $0.41 $0.42 2.21%
FCN Fti Consulting Inc 81.21 04/25/2019 $0.99 $1.63 64.09%
MSFT Microsoft Corp 128.07 04/25/2019 $1.00 $1.14 14.01%
WNS Wns (holdings) Ltd -adr 54.44 04/25/2019 $0.68 $0.73 6.59%
WWE World Wrestling Entmt Inc 80.08 04/25/2019 $-0.02 $-0.11 -576.87%
XLNX Xilinx Inc 104.76 04/25/2019 $0.94 $0.95 0.79%
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Inc 68.66 04/23/2019 $0.49 $0.54 9.92%
GWW Grainger (w W) Inc 267.1 04/22/2019 $4.44 $4.51 1.63%
MLNX Mellanox Technologies Ltd 112.89 04/17/2019 $1.46 $1.59 9.28%
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc 141.76 02/27/2019 $0.40 $0.45 11.84%
AZO Autozone Inc 984.09 02/26/2019 $9.96 $11.49 15.35%
CPRT Copart Inc 65.6 02/21/2019 $0.51 $0.52 2.69%

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