One of the most important lessons to learn about earnings season is that the market’s reaction to the news can be more important than the news itself.
In other words, if a company reports weak earnings and issues cautious guidance for the quarter ahead; yet, the stock rallies, that’s a sign that market expectations were already low, and the bad news was priced into the stock before it released earnings results. Often that’s a signal a stock is sold out – the selling pressure has been exhausted – and is ready to move higher.
As we write this issue, just over half of the companies in the S&P 500 have already reported Q3 results including 12 of the 28 energy stocks in the index. Here’s a look at how stocks in various sectors have reported and how the stocks have performed following those reports.
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