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Earnings ESP (Earnings Surprise Prediction)[?]

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Symbol Company
Name
ESP Most Accurate
Estimate
Consensus
Estimate
Price Zacks Rank %Surprise
(lst Qtr.)
Reporting Date
SUPN Supernus 9.68% 0.34 0.31 23.00 3 38.46% 12/13/16
PIR Pier 1 i 8.33% 0.13 0.12 6.81 3 16.67% 12/14/16
NK Nantkwes 9.30% -0.39 -0.43 6.46 2 -17.14% 12/15/16
VA Virgin a 17.82% 1.19 1.01 57.00 3 -20.51% 12/15/16
FDX Fedex co 2.75% 2.99 2.91 196.60 2 3.94% 12/20/16

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New Upgrades: BGFV, OCN, NEE, ERJ, UNM, VLO, PNC, EPZM, ZUMZ, SYY

  • Big 5 Sporting
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    BGFV)
    Upgraded: 12/10/16

    We believe Big 5 Sporting’s impressive growth strategies and solid financials underscore strength in its operations and aurgur well for its future.

  • Ocwen Finl Corp
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    OCN)
    Upgraded: 12/10/16

    Ocwen’s initiatives to restructure servicing portfolio and strategy to diversify revenue basis will help in improving top-line going forward. Also, efforts to strengthen balance sheet will support its financials.

  • Nextera Energy
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    NEE)
    Upgraded: 12/10/16

    Improving economic condition in its service territories and additions to renewable generation assets will boost its performance.  

  • Embraer Air-adr
    (
    ERJ)
    Upgraded: 12/09/16

    Embraer continues to lead the 70- to 130-seat commercial jet market. It exited the third quarter with impressive backlog and sees more room for growth given the rising air traffic.

  • Unum Group
    (
    UNM)
    Upgraded: 12/09/16

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

  • Valero Energy
    (
    VLO)
    Upgraded: 12/09/16

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

  • Pnc Finl Svc Cp
    (
    PNC)
    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.

  • Epizyme Inc
    (
    EPZM)
    Upgraded: 12/07/16

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

  • Zumiez Inc
    (
    ZUMZ)
    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.

  • Sysco Corp
    (
    SYY)
    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.

New Downgrades: LOW, CSCO, DG, LB, DAL, ICON, FAST, HBI, MNST, FLR

  • Lowes Cos
    (
    LOW)
    Downgraded: 12/10/16

    Lowe’s disappointed investors with lower-than-expected top and bottom-line for the second quarter in a row, as the company reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results.

  • Cisco Systems
    (
    CSCO)
    Downgraded: 12/10/16

    Cisco is facing challenges in China, where it generates a huge amount in annual sales. It also faces the risk of integration of acquired business and from stiff competition.

  • Dollar General
    (
    DG)
    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.

  • L Brands Inc
    (
    LB)
    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.

  • Delta Air Lines
    (
    DAL)
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

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

  • Iconix Brand Gp
    (
    ICON)
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Iconix has been facing serious legal issues, which has dampened investors’ confidence. A challenging retail environment and competitive pressure also remain headwinds.

  • Fastenal
    (
    FAST)
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

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

  • Hanesbrands Inc
    (
    HBI)
    Downgraded: 12/09/16

    Hanesbrands' strategy of focussing on premium brands has inherent risks. The company's lower international presence also makes it susceptible to macro headwinds. Soft consumer spending environment are affecting top lines negatively.

  • Monster Beverag
    (
    MNST)
    Downgraded: 11/05/16

    Soft third-quarter results with slower U.S. growth raise concerns. Again, unfavorable currency translations and transition costs related to the Coca-Cola deal are hurting Monster Beverage’s profits.

  • Fluor Corp-new
    (
    FLR)
    Downgraded: 10/05/16

    Volatility in commodity prices, and the cyclical nature of the company’s commodity-based business lines, poses significant challenges for Fluor in the forthcoming quarters.

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