In the following video, Motley Fool research analyst John Reeves talks about three companies that made major gains this week. He tells us how Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) shares rose 7% after a strong earnings report, explains why Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), maker of the da Vinci robotic system, was up 14% for the week, and takes a look at Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), which jumped 66% after Wednesday's quarterly earnings report took Wall Street by surprise.

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