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Chicago, IL – June 4, 2024 – Stocks in this week’s article are Inseego (INSG - Free Report) , Geopark (GPRK - Free Report) , The Greenbrier Companies (GBX - Free Report) and Intrepid Potash (IPI - Free Report) .

4 Stocks Worth a Buy for Remarkable Earnings Acceleration

Earnings are a measure of the money a company is making. This is why companies' earnings growth captivates almost everyone, from the top brass to research analysts.

Still, earnings acceleration works even better when lifting the stock price. Studies have shown that most successful stocks have seen an acceleration in earnings before an uptick in their price.

Earnings acceleration is the incremental growth in a company's earnings per share (EPS). In other words, if a company's quarter-over-quarter earnings growth rate increases within a stipulated time frame, it can be called earnings acceleration.

In the case of earnings growth, you pay for something that is already reflected in the stock price. But earnings acceleration helps spot stocks that haven't yet caught the attention of investors and, once secured, will invariably lead to a rally in the share price. This is because earnings acceleration considers both the direction and magnitude of growth rates.

An increasing percentage of earnings growth means that the company is fundamentally sound and has been on the right track for a considerable period. Meanwhile, a sideways percentage of earnings growth indicates a period of consolidation or slowdown, while a decelerating percentage of earnings growth may sometimes drag prices down.

The above criteria narrowed the universe of around 7,735 stocks to only five. Here are the top four stocks:

Inseego provides software-as-a-service solutions for the Internet of Things. Inseego currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). INSG's expected earnings growth rate for the current year is 92.3%. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 (Strong Buy) Rank stocks here.

Geopark is an explorer, operator and consolidator of oil and gas. Geopark currently has a Zacks Rank #1. GPRK's expected earnings growth rate for the current year is 50.9%.

The Greenbrier Companies is a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad and related industries. Greenbrier currently has a Zacks Rank #1. GBX's expected earnings growth rate for the current year is 42.4%.

Intrepid Potash is the largest producer of potash in the United States. Intrepid Potash currently has a Zacks Rank #2. IPI's expected earnings growth rate for the current year is 160%.

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