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This week is one of the busiest of the entire earnings season. Over 1300 companies are expected to report this week.

But among all the names, there is a select group of companies that everyone will be watching.

Unfortunately, not all of the hot stocks have great earnings surprise track records.

Does it matter if you beat or miss?

Here are the top five names everyone will be tuning into this week. Some have great earnings surprise track records and some do not.

It just confirms how hard it is to actually beat the consensus nearly every quarter for years. Even some of the hottest names can’t do it.

The Hottest Earnings Charts This Week

1.    Groupon (GRPN - Free Report) has put together 6 beats in a row but shares are still trading under $10. Is this report do or die for the stock?

2.    SodaStream (SODA - Free Report) has missed just 3 times in 5 years. The stock was left for dead in 2015 but has come roaring back. Is there further upside still to come?

3.    Tesla (TSLA - Free Report) has an awful earnings chart. But, like with Alphabet, investors don’t care about the beat or miss. Does Elon Musk still have the magic touch?

4.    Symantec (SYMC - Free Report) is coming off a rare miss last quarter. Was it a fluke? Shares are still trading near 5-year highs.

5.    Square (SQ - Free Report) is Jack Dorsey’s “other” company. The stock chart looks a lot different from Twitter’s though, as Twitter shares have struggled. Shares of Square are trading near all-time highs. Is the bullishness justified?

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