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 Apollo Group
Higher-learning enablers such as Apollo, Career Education
Finally, we have Family Dollar
So, keep watching the companies that lap expectations. Over time, it will be a rewarding experience for investors, as the market rewards the overachievers. That's the kind of surprise we look for in the Motley Fool Rule Breakers newsletter service. Want in on the stock recommendations and analysis we have to offer? Check out a free 30-day trial subscription.
Either way, come back next Monday to learn about more stocks that blew the market away.