Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Evercore Partners, Inter Parfums, G&K Services and Synaptics PR Newswire CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2013 CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR), Inter Parfums Inc. (Nasdaq:IPAR), G&K Services Inc. (Nasdaq:GK) and Synaptics Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) 4 Winners This Earnings Season Positive revenue and earnings surprises are great, but if management guidance is weak and/or if analysts still revise their earnings estimates lower, a stock can still be punished. The true winners from earnings season are those who can deliver the coveted "Triple Play": oA positive earnings surprise oA positive revenue surprise, and oSignificant positive earnings estimate revisions And as the well-documented "post-earnings announcement drift" shows, these blow out quarters are often handsomely rewarded by the market for several weeks after a company reports. 4 Triple Plays So which companies have delivered the "Triple Play" this earnings season? I ran a screen in Research Wizard, and here are 4 of the top companies from the list: Evercore Partners (NYSE:EVR) EPS Surprise: +56% Revenue Surprise: +36% 4 Week Change in 2013 Consensus: +11% Evercore Partners is an independent investment banking advisory firm. It is a Zacks Rank of 1 (Strong Buy). Inter Parfums Inc. (Nasdaq:IPAR) EPS Surprise: +14% Revenue Surprise: +2% 4 Week Change in 2013 Consensus: +6% Inter Parfums operates in the fragrance business and manufactures, markets and distributes a wide array of fragrances and fragrance related products. It is a Zacks Rank of 1 (Strong Buy) G&K Services Inc. (Nasdaq:GK) EPS Surprise: +13% Revenue Surprise: +2% 4 Week Change in 2013 Consensus: +6% G&K Services provides uniforms and facility services throughout North America. It is a Zacks Rank of 2 (Buy). Synaptics Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNA) EPS Surprise: +46% Revenue Surprise: +3% 4 Week Change in 2013 Consensus: +28% Synaptics develops human interface solutions for many consumer electronics companies. It is a Zacks Rank of 1 (Strong Buy) The Bottom Line This earnings season has been decent, but these four companies each reported outstanding quarters and are well-positioned to run higher over the coming weeks. About Zacks Zacks.com is a property of Zacks Investment Research, Inc., which was formed in 1978 by Len Zacks. The company continually processes stock reports issued by 3,000 analysts from 150 brokerage firms. It monitors more than 200,000 earnings estimates, looking for changes. Then when changes are discovered, they're applied to help assign more than 4,400 stocks into five Zacks Rank categories: #1 Strong Buy, #2 Buy, #3 Hold, #4 Sell, and #5 Strong Sell. This proprietary stock picking system; the Zacks Rank, continues to outperform the market by nearly a 3 to 1 margin. The best way to unlock the profitable stock recommendations and market insights of Zacks Investment Research is through our free daily email newsletter Profit from the Pros. In short, it's your steady flow of profitable ideas GUARANTEED to be worth your time. Get your free subscription to Profit from the Pros at: http://at.zacks.com/?id=7298 Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch Zacks Investment Research is under common control with affiliated entities (including a broker-dealer and an investment adviser), which may engage in transactions involving the foregoing securities for the clients of such affiliates. Disclaimer: Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Media Contact Zacks Investment Research 800-767-3771 ext. 9339 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.zacks.com SOURCE Zacks Investment Research, Inc. Website: http://www.zacks.com
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Evercore Partners, Inter Parfums, G&K Services and Synaptics
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