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5 Hot Investor Favorites Reporting This Week

This is another big week for earnings, with over 1,000 companies expected to report including some of the most-watched names on the Street.

Most of FANG has already reported blow-out earnings but Facebook will finally join in the fun this week along with a handful of other investor favorites.

Just because a stock is widely held doesn’t mean that it has a good earnings beat track record. In fact, in some cases, it’s just the opposite.

But, either way, these are the 5 top names that everyone will be watching this week.

5 Hot Investor Favorites Reporting This Week

1.    Facebook FB has put together a nice earnings surprise streak, beating 8 quarters in a row. Everyone will be watching advertising revenue, but don’t look past the growth story in Instagram.

2.    Tesla TSLA has a horrible earnings surprise track record but the Street hasn’t cared. Keep an eye out on the number of cars sold and guidance as this stock is all about expectations.

3.    Shake Shack SHAK hasn’t missed since its 2015 IPO. That’s an impressive record but investors have soured on the stock, and restaurant stocks, in general. Be sure to watch same-restaurant sales, which have been weaker than investors have liked.

4.    Alibaba BABA is one of the FANG stocks of China. It has only missed twice since its massive 2014 IPO but it’s all about the revenue growth. Is it able to compete outside of its home Chinese market in countries like India? Also, be sure to watch for news on Alipay growth.

5.    Apple AAPL has put together a nice earnings beat track record, with just 2 misses in the last 5 years. Shares are touching new highs ahead of the report. Will it be enough to boost the shares to yet another round of new highs? Also, be sure to watch the growth of the cash hoard.

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