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5 Earnings All-Stars to Start the 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.

Tracey went through all the charts so you don’t have to, to find the best of the bunch who are reporting early in the week. These 5 companies have excellent earnings track records with all of them beating nearly every quarter for years.

It’s not easy to beat every quarter for 5 years. There are only a couple of dozen companies that are able to beat every quarter that consistently.

But, of course, an earnings beat doesn’t necessarily mean the stock will rise. Other factors also play into stock performance, including guidance and investor sentiment. Some of these companies are just in out-of-favor industries.

These are the names you should be watching to lead off the week.

5 Earnings All-Stars to Start the Week

1.    MasterCard MA has missed just once in 5 years. Its chart looks a lot like its competitor’s, Visa, with the shares at new highs. Visa beat, will MasterCard do the same?

2.    Electronic Arts EA has missed only one time since 2014 and it came just 2 quarters ago. Last quarter, though, it turned it around with a massive beat. Can these shares bust out to new highs again this week?

3.    Allergan AGN has only missed twice in the last 5 years but the biopharmas are really out of favor so the stock is at multi-year lows. Is this a buying opportunity?

4.    Zimmer Biomet ZBH is coming off a rare miss last quarter and shares have been choppy. Investors haven’t completely thrown in the towel on the shares yet though.

5.    Groupon GRPN hasn’t missed since 2014 but shares have been relegated to the under $10 club for several years. Last quarter was solid. Will another “good” quarter put even more fire under the shares?

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