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6 Stocks Reporting This Week With A History Of Upside

Do you prefer a stock on a winning streak?  Earnings season is winding down but there's still a chance to trade on big surprises. To help your search along we compiled a list of stocks reporting later this week (May 14 -17) that have a history of positively surprising the market. Do you think history has a way of repeating itself?

Stocks on this list 

We found companies that posted earnings per share above the expected number for a minimum of four consecutive quarters. A history of beating expectations implies the market is consistently undervaluing their strength. Investors must decide if such a history, and possibility of new disappointments, are worth trading on.

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Do you think these companies with consecutive positive earnings surprises will continue their streak?  The average one year return for the stocks on this list is 40% . Use this as a starting point for your own analysis.  

Interactive Chart: Use the Compar-O-Matic to observe average analyst recommendations for some of the companies listed below

1. Applied Materials Inc. ( AMAT): Provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. Market cap at $17.96B, most recent closing price at $14.97.

In Apr 2012: Reported EPS at 0.27 vs. estimate at 0.24 (surprise of 12.5%). In Jul 2012: Reported EPS at 0.24 vs. estimate at 0.22 (surprise of 9.1%). In Oct 2012: Reported EPS at 0.06 vs. estimate at 0.03 (surprise of 100%). In Jan 2013: Reported 0.06 vs. estimate at 0.03 (surprise of 100%. [Average earnings surprise at 55.4%].

2. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. ( BRCD): Supplies networking equipment comprising end-to-end Internet protocol based Ethernet and storage area networking solutions. Market cap at $2.54B, most recent closing price at $5.63.

In Apr 2012: Reported EPS at 0.15 vs. estimate at 0.12 (surprise of 25%). In Jul 2012: Reported EPS at 0.14 vs. estimate at 0.12 (surprise of 16.7%). In Oct 2012: Reported EPS at 0.17 vs. estimate at 0.14 (surprise of 21.4%). In Jan 2013: Reported 0.21 vs. estimate at 0.16 (surprise of 31.2%. [Average earnings surprise at 23.58%].

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