5 Stocks With Great Earnings Surprises — LMCA WLB MCBC ABAX STRZA

by Portfolio Grader | January 24, 2013 3:00 pm

This week, these five stocks have the best ratings in Earnings Surprises, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader[1].

Liberty Media Corp. Class A (NASDAQ: LMCA[2]) owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses. LMCA gets A’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock[3].

Westmoreland Coal (NASDAQ: WLB[4]) mines coal, which is used to produce electric power, and owns power-generating plants. WLB also gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLB stock[5].

Macatawa Bank (NASDAQ: MCBC[6]) offers a full range of commercial and personal banking services, including checking and savings accounts, safe deposit boxes, traveler checks, money orders, and loan products. MCBC gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth as well. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 6.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCBC stock[7].

Abaxis (NASDAQ: ABAX[8]) is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing and sale of portable blood analysis systems for use in the human or veterinary patient-care setting. ABAX gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Operating Margin Growth as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABAX stock[9].

STRZA also gets A’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. The stock’s current trailing PE Ratio is 1.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STRZA stock[10].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. LMCA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LMCA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LMCA
  4. WLB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLB
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WLB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WLB
  6. MCBC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCBC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCBC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MCBC
  8. ABAX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABAX
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABAX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ABAX
  10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STRZA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=STRZA
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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