Don't settle for ordinary quarterly reports.
Every week I take a look at three companies that beat market expectations, since I believe that it's the biggest factor in a stock beating the market. Leaving Wall Street's pros with stunned expressions can be a good thing. It usually means that the companies have more in the tank than analysts figured. Capital appreciation typically follows.
Let's take a look at a few companies that humbled the prognosticators over the past few trading days.
We can start with Wolverine World Wide
This isn't anything new for Wolverine shareholders. The company behind rugged Merrell hiking footwear and the more casual Hush Puppies has landed ahead of analysts in each of the past seven quarters.
Finally we have Team
It's important to keep watching the companies that surpass expectations. Over time, it will be a lucrative 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 it out with a 30-day trial subscription.
Either way, come back next Monday to learn about more stocks that blew the market away.
If you want to track these stocks to see if they come out ahead next quarter, add them to My Watchlist:
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz calls them as he sees them. He does not own shares in any of the stocks in this story. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.