Friday's Best Earnings Charts

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There were over 400 companies reporting this week but these are the best of the best expected to finish out the week and report on Friday.

Despite what you might think, it's not easy for companies to beat every quarter or nearly every quarter for years at a time. It's only a select few who have this amazing track record.

If you're playing the earnings beat or miss, these are definitely 3 companies you want to have on your list to watch this week.

1. Abbvie (ABBV) has missed only once, in early 2014. Shares have been trending sideways, though, as the drug stocks have fallen out of favor.

2. Honeywell (HON) has a great earnings record, with just 1 miss in the last 5 years. Most people remember Honeywell because it was a Dow Industrial component from 1925 until February 2008 when it was removed to make room for more modern type companies. But look at its chart since then. It has one of the prettiest charts on the Street with shares looking to break out to new 5-year highs. (Take that Dow Industrials!) Will this earnings report put them over the top?

3. American Airlines (AAL) hasn't missed since it went public in 2014 but shares have certainly been turbulent. The conditions are good for the airlines, though, as the global economy improves in 2017.

What else should you know about these earnings charts? Tune into the short video to find out.

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