Every week, I look at a few companies that lapped their profit targets. Baffling Wall Street's pros can be a good thing. It usually means that the companies in question have more in the tank than analysts figured; capital appreciation often follows.
Let's examine a few companies that humbled the prognosticators this past week.
We'll start with J.M. Smucker
Lastly, we have Benihana
Keep watching the companies that lap expectations. Over time, it can be a pleasant experience for investors as the market rewards the overachievers. That's the kind of surprise we look for in the Rule Breakers newsletter service. Want in? Check out a 30-day trial subscription.
Either way, come back next Monday to learn about more stocks that blew the market away.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a fan of toppers. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool's disclosure policy is the tops, but it's neither the Colisseum nor the Louvre Museum.