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 at 2pm Pacific Time.

Ticker Company Name Price Last Actual
Report
Date
Estimate
Prior to
Report
Date
Recent
Actual
Earnings
%
Surprise
UBNT Ubiquiti Networks Inc 128.08 05/10/2019 $1.10 $1.26 14.46%
ANET Arista Networks Inc 250.12 05/03/2019 $2.07 $2.31 11.59%
FTNT Fortinet Inc 82.62 05/03/2019 $0.39 $0.46 19.10%
DXCM Dexcom Inc 118.04 05/02/2019 $-0.14 $-0.05 65.40%
SPGI S&p Global Inc 212.94 05/02/2019 $2.12 $2.11 -0.51%
WEX Wex Inc 201.91 05/02/2019 $1.69 $1.72 1.95%
ZTS Zoetis Inc 101.97 05/02/2019 $0.79 $0.88 11.58%
CME Cme Group Inc 183.85 05/01/2019 $1.60 $1.62 1.47%
OKE Oneok Inc 68.17 05/01/2019 $0.73 $0.81 10.44%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc 141.97 05/01/2019 $1.03 $1.03 -0.38%
MA Mastercard Inc 252.55 04/30/2019 $1.66 $1.78 7.15%
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences Inc 79.03 04/30/2019 $-0.78 $-1.12 -43.10%
AMZN Amazon.com Inc 1869 04/26/2019 $4.71 $7.09 50.53%
VRSN Verisign Inc 195.3 04/26/2019 $1.25 $1.31 4.81%
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc 715.91 04/25/2019 $3.01 $3.40 12.84%
ORLY O'reilly Automotive Inc 353.02 04/25/2019 $4.05 $4.05 0.08%
PYPL Paypal Holdings Inc 112.8 04/25/2019 $0.68 $0.78 15.35%
NOW Servicenow Inc 272.99 04/25/2019 $0.54 $0.67 23.69%
XLNX Xilinx Inc 104.76 04/25/2019 $0.94 $0.95 0.79%
BA Boeing Co 355.02 04/24/2019 $3.19 $3.16 -1.02%
CDNS Cadence Design Systems Inc 68.66 04/23/2019 $0.49 $0.54 9.92%
TWTR Twitter Inc 37.5 04/23/2019 $0.15 $0.37 140.99%
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc 490.14 04/19/2019 $2.70 $2.61 -3.32%
TEAM Atlassian Corp Plc 129.15 04/18/2019 $0.18 $0.21 13.68%
UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc 241.38 04/16/2019 $3.60 $3.73 3.71%
LW Lamb Weston Holdings Inc 67.63 04/02/2019 $0.83 $0.95 14.69%
LULU Lululemon Athletica Inc 173 03/28/2019 $1.74 $1.85 6.17%
ADBE Adobe Inc 279.85 03/15/2019 $1.62 $1.71 5.85%
BURL Burlington Stores Inc 165.25 03/07/2019 $2.77 $2.83 2.20%
ROST Ross Stores Inc 97.2 03/06/2019 $1.13 $1.20 6.39%
VMW Vmware Inc -cl A 203.64 03/01/2019 $1.88 $1.98 5.52%
HEI Heico Corp 103.14 02/27/2019 $0.47 $0.58 24.20%
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%
KEYS Keysight Technologies Inc 81.86 02/22/2019 $0.80 $0.93 15.98%
CPRT Copart Inc 65.6 02/21/2019 $0.51 $0.52 2.69%

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