Why settle for ordinary quarterly reports?
Every week, I look at three companies that have beaten market expectations. Leaving Wall Street's pros with puzzled expressions usually means that the companies they underestimated have more in the tank than expected -- and capital appreciation often follows.
So let's look at a few companies that humbled the prognosticators over the past few trading days.
We can start with United Natural Foods
Chinese online-gaming pioneer Shanda Interactive
Finally, we have Conn's
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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 and 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.