Names That Could Delight

Last week, we looked at companies at risk of participating in earnings-warning season. Names with large declines in their earnings-per-share estimates during the quarter clearly have deteriorating businesses, and should be avoided on the long side. (By the way, even if these at-risk names don't warn, don't get complacent -- they could still miss on the actual report, and/or they could guide down.) 

Now that earnings season is under way, let's walk on the sunnier side of the street and look for names with the potential to surprise to upside. Using a similar methodology, I sorted through large-cap names to find the ones whose EPS estimates have been raised the most during the quarter. These names have clear earnings momentum and improving businesses, and could surprise and/or guide up....129 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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