The busiest week of the corporate earnings season is approaching, and there are a number of companies that tend to exceed expectations and see their shares skyrocket. More than 150 S&P 500 ingredients are expected to be reported next week, including Apple, Alphabet and Chipotle Mexican Grill. So far this earnings season, about 21% of S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Of those with results released, nearly 70 percent beat analysts’ expectations, according to FactSet. This earnings season, investors are watching closely to see how companies have performed amid high inflation that is likely to drag on consumers and raise the risk of an upcoming recession as the Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve raises interest rates to push up prices. Additionally, investors are looking to see if companies will adjust expectations to account for the changing landscape, including 20-year-old dollar strength and the continuing war in Ukraine. Considering this, CNBC Pro analyzed data from Bespoke Investment Group to find out which companies have consistently outperformed expectations and traded higher after releasing financial results. Check out the names that made the drop: Chipotle Mexican Grill Chipotle Mexican Grill will report quarterly results on Tuesday after the market closes. The fast-food chain surpassed earnings per share and estimated sales by 76% and 70%, respectively. Common stocks do well after earnings, rising 1.65% on average. Goldman Sachs sees an opportunity to get Chipotle now with potential future spending. Analyst Jason English writes: “We believe consumer spending is likely to look better in FY23 and FY22 and see some opportunities to buy high-quality discretionary names. located at the end of the protected range”. “Our top picks are TGT, CMG and YUM.” Alphabet Alphabet is expected to report earnings on Tuesday after the bell. UBS recently updated the tech giant’s quarterly profit estimates, noting strong iPhone sales. “Given our view of a solid quarter despite macro difficulties, we believe Apple’s P/E ratio is likely to remain high relative to the market,” David Vogt wrote in a note. uncle on Wednesday. Alphabet beats earnings per share and estimated sales 70% and 75% of the time, according to Bespoke. The tech giant’s stock has plummeted this year, down 25% in that time. Steven Madden Steven Madden will release quarterly earnings on Wednesday before the market opens. The shoe maker beat earnings per share and estimated sales by 75% and 76%, respectively. Steven Madden gained an average of 1.7% after the company reported. Steve Madden’s stock took a hit in 2022, losing about a quarter of its value. MasterCard MasterCard is scheduled to report earnings on Thursday before the opening bell. The credit card company beat earnings per share estimates 94% of the time and sales expectations 81%. According to Bespoke, the credit card company’s stock typically rises more than 2% after earnings. Analysts at Morgan Stanley reiterated their overweight rating on the stock earlier this month, citing strong travel demand coupled with solid fundamentals. “We think the V/MA is well positioned even in a recessionary environment from two angles. 1) Inflationary pressures on higher income consumers, who account for 60% of total spending. consumer spending, may be overestimated,” they wrote. “2) Even if we enter a recession with persistent inflation, V/MA will benefit as ~2/3 of revenue is tied to volume, with ~1/3 tied to volume of transactions both will benefit from higher prices.” Apple is expected to report quarterly results on Thursday after the market close. The tech company beat earnings per share estimates 89% over time in previous reports and topped sales 80%. Stocks are up more than 1% on average after earnings. Even if Apple doesn’t outperform this quarter, some analysts still consider it a solid stock to own. “Apple remains a bull/bear battleground in the short-term and we’re not banging the table on earnings, but maintains OW as a name that matches the best quality/variety during a downturn,” Katy Huberty of Morgan Stanley wrote in a July 19 note. World Wrestling Entertainment World Wrestling Entertainment is expected to report quarterly earnings on Thursday after the market closes and could see the stock rise more than 1% after a beat. In May, Benchmark added the company to its list of top ideas with a buy rating and $71 price target, up about 8% from where the stock is currently trading. Analyst Mike Hickey wrote: “We believe WWE offers a compelling reopening deal and continues to deliver significant growth. “We are incentivized through live programming on live streaming and believe that WWE’s entertainment and live sports content will attract many new bidders during Fiscal Year 23 for new deals in fiscal year 23. main 24”. Bespoke data shows the company beating earnings estimates 70% of the time, while topping revenue forecasts 63%.