When a company tops Wall Street's profit targets by a considerable margin, it's a good time to take notice. If analysts were way off in a particular quarter, there's a pretty fair chance they'll also underestimate future projections. Trust me, Google
So in an effort to uncover some more potential opportunities, let's look at a few companies that produced financials that walloped the market's expectations this past week.
Let's start with NetEase
Another market-trouncing company was UNOVA
So keep an eye on these companies as one pleasant surprise is often the catalyst for another positive quarter. That kind of inspired growth is always appreciated by readers of our Rule Breakers newsletter service. In fact, NetEase was recommended in the newsletter back in January and has risen by just over 46% since then. Half of the stocks singled out since the stock service's launch late last year have risen by more than 20%. Intrigued? Check out a free trial subscription.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a fan of toppers, but he does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. He is part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool has a disclosure policy .