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Earnings season is now in full swing.

This week's best earnings charts include companies who have perfect earnings surprise track records.

Despite what you might think, it’s not easy for companies to beat every quarter for years on end. It takes more than just finessing the guidance to do it. Only a couple dozen companies are able to do it quarter after quarter.

Here are three doing it this week:

1.    US Bancorp (USB - Free Report) keeps beating but the shares have stalled.

2.    Abbott Labs (ABT - Free Report) is in the out-of-favor drug sector. It’s also in the midst of several big acquisitions that have investors nervous.

3.    Citrix Systems (CTXS - Free Report) has a perfect earnings record but the chart isn’t so great. It just goes to show you that the earnings beat isn’t the entire story.

All three of these companies should be on your short list if you’re trading the earnings report.

What else should you know about these earnings charts? Tune into the short video to find out.

Want to Know More about Abbott Labs Upcoming Earnings?

Eric Dutram digs into Abbott’s fundamentals in this 2-minute earnings preview.

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