Through Friday, exactly 1,400 companies had reported their Q4 2017 EPS numbers this earnings season. The average one-day price change in reaction to these earnings reports has been a gain of 0.32%.
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Below is a list of the 40 stocks that have reacted the most positively to their earnings reports so far this season (since 1/8). Fossil (FOSL) ranks first with an unbelievable one-day move of +87.72%. With a one-day gain of 47.58% in response to its 2/6 earnings report, Snap (SNAP) ranks second, followed by QuinStreet (QNST), Liquidity Services (LQDT), and Virtu Financial (VIRT).
The only two S&P 500 stocks in the top 40 are GWW and UAA.
Below is a list of the 40 stocks that have had the worst one-day price reaction to earnings this season. M/A-COM (MTSI) ranks worst with a one-day decline of 36.73%, followed by iRobot (IRBT) with a drop of 32.08%. RFP, ACET, and NGVC round out the worst five. Expedia (EXPE) has been the worst performing S&P 500 stock with a one-day drop of 15.47% on 2/9. Other notables on the list of losers include Canada Goose (GOOS), YRCW, Arista Networks (ANET), and Acuity Brands (AYI).
Below we narrow the list down to just S&P 500 stocks. These are the 30 S&P 500 stocks that have had the best one-day price reactions to earnings this season. Notables include eBay (EBAY), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Viacom (VIAB), and NVIDIA (NVDA).
Below are the 30 biggest losers on earnings this season in the S&P 500. United Continental (UAL), Texas Instruments (TXN), PayPal (PYPL), UPS, and Hershey (HSY) are a few notables. Ironically, eBay was one of the top performers on earnings this season, while its darling spin-off PayPal was one of the worst.
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