Every week, I take a look at a few companies that lapped their profit targets. Leaving Wall Street's pros with quizzical looks on their faces can be a good thing. It usually means that the companies have more in the tank than analysts figured, and capital appreciation often follows.
Let's take a look at a few companies that humbled the prognosticators over the past few trading days.
We can start with E-House
Despite the real estate malaise we're experiencing in the U.S., clearly it's a more robust market in China. As of Friday's close, E-House was trading higher than its successful IPO at $13.80 a share this past summer. It's not just E-House, of course. Chinese residential homebuilder Xinyuan Real Estate
TiVo has been on a roll. Whether it's emerging victorious in a patent infringement lawsuit against EchoStar Communications (now DISH Network
Finally, we have Marvell Technology
So, keep watching the companies that lap expectations. Over time, it will be a rewarding experience for investors as the market rewards the overachievers.
Either way, come back next Monday to learn about more stocks that blew the market away.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a fan of toppers. He does not own shares in any companies in this story, except for TiVo. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool has a disclosure policy.