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Friday
Jan252013

Best and Worst Performing Stocks on Earnings

The average stock that has reported earnings so far this season has gained 1.07% on its report day, which is a very high number.  We'll see if the strong performance on earnings lasts through the entire reporting period.

Below is a list of the stocks that have reacted the most positively to their earnings reports so far this season.  As shown, Netflix (NFLX) ranks first with a gain of 42.22% on its report day (yesterday), followed by Swift Transportation (SWFT), Travelzoo (TZOO), Cree (CREE) and Super Micro Computer (SMCI).  Other notables on the list of big winners on earnings include Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Advanced Micro (AMD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) and Tempur Pedic (TPX).

DragonWave (DRWI) has had the biggest decline on its report day so far this season at -27.19%.  Coach (COH) ranks fourth worst at -16.36%, and Apple (AAPL) -- yes, Apple -- ranks sixth worst with a decline of 12.35%.