Why settle for ordinary quarterly reports? Every week, I examine three companies that beat market expectations.
If a stock trumps the analysts' estimates, I believe it's far more likely to outperform the market as a whole, too. A company that leaves Wall Street's pros in the dust usually has more in the tank than analysts figured, and capital appreciation often follows. In that spirit, let's take a look at a few companies that humbled the prognosticators over the past few trading days.
We'll start with Heinz
Finally, United Natural Foods
United Natural Foods has always been a way to piggyback on the success of Whole Foods Market
Keep watching the companies that trounce expectations. Over time, it can pay off for investors, as the market rewards these 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.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a fan of toppers. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story, save for DreamWorks Animation. 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.