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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – November 24, 2020 - Stocks in this week’s article are Americas CarMart, Inc. CRMT, Best Buy Co., Inc. BBY, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. IDXX and PerkinElmer, Inc. PKI.

4 of the Best Stocks Boasting Solid Earnings Growth

If a company doesn’t make money, it certainly won’t last over the long haul. Therefore, earnings growth is the highest priority for the top brass of any organization.

Consider a company’s revenues over a given period of time, subtract the cost of production, and you have earnings. This metric is also considered the most important variable in influencing the share price. But, expectations of earnings also play a significant role.

Earnings Estimates & Share Price Movements

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.

Earnings estimates embody analysts’ opinion on factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins and cost control. Thus, earnings estimates serve as a valuable tool while making investment decisions. Earnings estimates also help analysts assess the cash flow to determine the fair value of a firm.

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