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5 Stocks that are Earnings All-Stars

This week is one of the busiest of the entire earnings season. Over 1300 companies are expected to report this week.

But not all companies are created equal. Some have a history of beating the consensus nearly every quarter.

In spite of what people think, it’s not easy to beat nearly every quarter for years. Think of all the slowdowns, bad weather, management changes these companies have had to endure during that time period?

There’s a lot that can go wrong.

But some companies are able to manage earnings expectations better than others.

These 5 companies are among the best this week. They are truly earnings all-stars. But can they keep it up another quarter?

5 of the Best Earnings Charts to Finish the Week

1.    Allergan AGN has missed only twice in the last 5 years. But shares of the maker of Botox haven’t gone anywhere in the last 2 years. Will this earnings report boost it out of this trading range?

2.    WingStop WING hasn’t missed since it’s 2015 IPO but the stock isn’t exactly pretty. The price of chicken wings is heading up, how will WingStop adjust to that? If you like a choppy trade, this one is for you.

3.    Shake Shack SHAK was the darling of Wall Street when it IPO’d back in 2015 but shares have gone nowhere for a few years. It hasn’t missed yet though.

4.    MasTec MTZ has only missed twice in the last 5 years. This is a Trump Trade stock as it builds infrastructure, especially pipelines, but even without an infrastructure plan from the White House, shares are still at new 5-year highs.

5.    Newell NWL hasn’t missed in 5 years. It now has one of the best charts of the week. The maker of Crockpot and Yankee Candle has been expanding its brand universe. Will it beat again?

[In full disclosure, the author of this article owns shares of NWL in her personal portfolio.]

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