For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – August 20, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH - Free Report) , Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY - Free Report) , Radian Group Inc. (RDN - Free Report) and Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (CCBG - Free Report) .
Screen of the Week of Zacks Investment Research:
4 Top Earnings Growth Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio
Regardless of whether it is a young company or a renowned corporation, unswerving earnings growth is the highest priority for the top brass of any organization. And why not? If the company doesn’t make money, it won’t last over the long haul. Consider a company’s revenues over a given period of time, subtract the cost of production, and you have earnings.
This metric is also considered to be the most noteworthy variable in influencing the share price. But, expectations of earnings also play a significant role in influencing the price of a stock.
Earnings Estimates Determine Share Prices
We have often seen a decline in the stock price despite earnings growth and a rally in the price following an earnings decline. This is largely a result of a company’s earnings failing to meet market expectations.
Earnings estimates embody analysts’ opinion on factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins and cost control. Thus, earnings estimates serve as a valuable tool while making investment decisions. Earnings estimates also help analysts assess the cash flow to determine the fair value of a firm.
Investors, thus, should be on the lookout for stocks that are ready to make a big move. Hence, it is important for investors to buy stocks that have historical earnings growth and are also seeing a rise in quarterly and annual earnings estimates.
And that's what we're screening for today…
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