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Screen of the Week of Zacks Investment Research:
4 Top Earnings Growth Stocks to Boost Your Portfolio
Take a company's revenues over a given period of time, subtract the cost of production and you will have its earnings! Earnings growth enthralls almost everyone, right from the top brass to research analysts. And why not? If the company doesn't make money, it won't last over the long haul.
This metric is also considered a key variable in influencing the share price. Better-than-expected earnings performances normally lead to a rally in the share price. However, in addition to actual earnings, expectations of earnings play a significant role in influencing the price of a stock.
Earnings Estimates Determine Share Prices
We have often seen a decline in the stock price despite earnings growth and a rally in the price following an earnings decline. This is largely a result of a company's earnings failing to meet market expectations.
So, what does earnings estimates symbolize? Earnings estimates embody analysts' opinion of factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins and cost control. Thus, earnings estimates are a valuable tool for investors. Analysts can also examine the cash flow based on these periodic earnings estimates to determine the fair value of a company.
Here, we have picked stocks that have displayed historical earnings growth and are also seeing a rise in quarterly and annual earnings estimates.
And that's what we're screening for today…
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