When a company's earnings per share grow from year to year at an ever-increasing rate, that pattern is described as earnings momentum. One example might be a company whose earnings grow one year at 10%, the next year at 18%, and a third year at 25%.
In many cases, this momentum triggers an increase in the stock's share price as well, as investors identify the stock as one they expect to continue to grow and increase in value.
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- Earnings surprise, Hedging, Market cycles, Momentum investing, Quarter, Whisper number
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