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Learn how you can identify the financial characteristics of firms that typically precede negative circumstances, helping you to anticipate their occurrence and their accompanying earnings surprises
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.
com releases the list of companies likely to issue earnings surprises
Some of the more impressive earnings surprises
in staples include General Mills (NYSE: GIS), Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) and Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB).
Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) receives a regular mention in this column, having issued eight positive earnings surprises
in a row.
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.
History would certainly seem to be on the company's side, which includes a run of positive earnings surprises
the last five quarters in a row.