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5 Hot Earnings Charts to Start the Week

Tracey Ryniec

Earnings season really starts heating up this week with the first of the “FANG” stocks to report, plenty of Dow Industrial components, and a lot of banks.

It’s easy to get overwhelmed but never fear. Tracey has gone through the charts and picked out only the best so you don’t have to.

It’s not easy for a company to beat the estimate every quarter for years. There are only a few dozen that can manage to do it. It’s that rare. When you see it, you should sit up and take notice.


Here are a few of the best to start off this week. Will they be able to keep their track records this quarter?


5 of the Hottest Charts to Start the Week

1.    Celanese (CE) is one that actually doesn’t have a perfect record. But it’s been very consistent since its last miss in 2013.

2.    Netflix (NFLX) is the first of the “FANG” stocks to report. It has the best earnings surprise track record out of them all, with no misses over the last 5 years. Traders look at more than just the beat/miss with Netflix however, so you’ll want to watch subscriber growth and other metrics.

3.    Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) just keeps beating and shares are trading near a 5-year high. Is there anything that can stop it?

4.    UnitedHealth Group (UNH) has one of the best charts on Wall Street. Who says Obamacare has been all bad? It certainly hasn’t been for the health insurers.

5.    Goldman Sachs (GS) has missed just once in the last 5 years. It used to be the darling of investors before the Great Recession but then went into the doghouse. However, shares have broken out since the election. Is it returning to darling status again?

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