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Earnings ESP (Earnings Surprise Prediction)[?]

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Symbol Company
ESP Most Accurate
Price Zacks Rank %Surprise
(lst Qtr.)
Reporting Date
SUPN Supernus 9.68% 0.34 0.31 22.30 3 38.46% 12/13/16
PIR Pier 1 i 8.33% 0.13 0.12 6.83 3 16.67% 12/14/16
FDX Fedex co 2.75% 2.99 2.91 197.07 2 3.94% 12/20/16
KMX Carmax i 4.23% 0.74 0.71 64.16 3 0.00% 12/20/16
MU Micron t 4.17% 0.25 0.24 20.66 2 50.00% 12/21/16

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  • Unum Group
    Upgraded: 12/09/16

    Unum expects 2016 operating earnings to grow at the higher end of 3–6% range  over 2015 levels.

  • Ralph Lauren Cp
    Upgraded: 12/09/16

    Ralph Lauren targets generating annualized cost savings worth $180–$220 million, on the back of its fiscal 2017 restructuring activities.

  • Valero Energy
    Upgraded: 12/09/16

    Among all the independent refiners, Valero offers the most diversified refinery base.

  • Crane Co
    Upgraded: 12/08/16

    Crane Co. holds solid growth potential, backed by a diversified product portfolio. Also, rewarding shareholders via dividends remain a priority for the company.

  • Epizyme Inc
    Upgraded: 12/07/16

    Epizyme’s efforts to develop HMT inhibitors as epigenetic therapeutics for the treatment of cancer looks encouraging.

  • Mastercard Inc
    Upgraded: 12/07/16

    MasterCard’s strategic acquisitions, alliances and technology upgrades, along with product-diversification and geographic-expansion initiatives augur long-term growth.

  • Pnc Finl Svc Cp
    Upgraded: 12/07/16

    PNC Financial's efforts to drive operational efficiency remain encouraging. Also, the company continues to benefit from steady loan and deposit growth, thereby benefitting its top-line.

  • Sysco Corp
    Upgraded: 12/06/16

    Sysco has a strong business portfolio and has taken different initiatives to reduce costs. The company also has been carrying out various acquisitions to grow its distribution network and customer base.

  • Zumiez Inc
    Upgraded: 12/06/16

    Zumiez’s focus on investments in global expansion, enhancement of omni-channel capacities along with its customer-centric approach bode well.

  • Central Garden
    Upgraded: 12/03/16

    Being the leading producer of garden and pet supplies products in the U.S. with a diversified portfolio of brands has helped Central Garden & Pet develop healthy commercial relationships with giant retailers.

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  • Steris Plc
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    We are concerned about the current customer consolidation scenario which will continue to adversely impact STERIS if not checked immediately. The competitive landscape and weak cost reduction initiatives also remains an overhang.

  • L Brands Inc
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Due to exposure to international markets, L Brands remains prone to currency fluctuations. Management hinted that foreign currency headwinds is likely to impact the company’s results during fiscal 2016.

  • Fastenal
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Lack of inflation, unfavorable product mix, pricing and competitive pressures are hurting gross margins. 

  • Delta Air Lines
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Delta slashed its fourth quarter operating margin forecast due to an increase in costs.

  • Pitney Bowes In
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Despite taking multiple measures pertaining to software business transformation, Pitney Bowes has been unable to generate a tangible positive impact on its software business.

  • Dollar General
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Shares of Dollar General have underperformed the Zacks categorized Retail-Discount & Variety industry in the past six months primarily due to dismal top and bottom line in the trailing two quarters.

  • Kroger Co
    Downgraded: 12/08/16

    The grocery business is highly competitive and fragmented, and Kroger faces stiff competition from big players. Moreover, the deflationary environment and uncertain economic climate are also making things tough for Kroger.

  • Rexnord Corp
    Downgraded: 12/08/16

    External market headwinds such as unfavorable currency fluctuations and extensive industry rivalry might weigh on the company's top and bottom-line in the quarters ahead.

  • Nike Inc-b
    Downgraded: 12/07/16

    Nike’s future orders for the fiscal first quarter lagged expectations as stiff competition from rivals weighed in on the demand for NIKE’s basketball shoes and casual footwear.

  • Navient Corp
    Downgraded: 12/07/16

    Navient’s top-line faces potential threat from lack of access to new loans and alternative sources of revenue. Also, mounting operating expenses and ongoing litigation issues remain added concerns.

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