Why settle for ordinary quarterly reports? Every week, I look at three companies that have surpassed market expectations. Leaving Wall Street's pros with quizzical looks usually means that the companies have more in the tank than analysts figured, and capital appreciation often follows.
So let's examine a few companies that humbled the prognosticators over the past few trading days.
We can start with Apollo Group
Post-secondary schooling remains a growth industry. It's gaining urgency in these recessionary times as displaced employees try to brush up on skills for a retooled workforce. That's why rivals such as DeVry
Finally, we have Bed Bath & Beyond
So keep watching the companies that beat 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 Rule Breakers newsletter service. Want in? Check out a 30-day trial subscription.
Either way, come back next Monday to learn about more stocks that blew the market away.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a fan of toppers. He owns no shares in any of the companies in this story. 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.