The changes expand the guidance given for analyst and investor briefings, analyst forecasts, consensus estimates and earnings surprises
Play your cards right, and you may have some earnings surprises
of your own.
Investors have reacted negatively to recent earnings surprises
, and the values of certain insurance companies have dropped as a result.
But with upside earnings surprises
becoming more common, investors have become more savvy about them.
Some of the more impressive earnings surprises
in staples include General Mills (NYSE: GIS), Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) and Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB).
Better yet, it shares two ways to profit from earnings surprises
com releases the list of companies likely to issue earnings surprises
It includes 23 company and industry screens highlighting recent revisions in analysts' earnings estimates, brokerage recommendations, latest earnings surprises
and changes in relative price.
Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) has traded upward following positive earnings surprises
before, and the entertainment conglomerate did exceed fourth-quarter expectations by a margin of 11 cents.
Footwear maker Crocs (Nasdaq: CROX) is three-for-three in reporting positive earnings surprises
as a publicly-traded company.
Fourth-quarter earnings season is shaping up to be fairly similar to the third-quarter earnings season in terms of growth, though the number of negative earnings surprises
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has delivered 14 positive earnings surprises
in a row.