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The third quarter earnings season is over now that Wal-Mart (WMT) has reported. The average one-day change of the 2,158 US stocks that reported this season was -0.20%, so stocks as a whole reacted negatively on their report days. Below is a list of the best and worst performing stocks on their report days this season.

As shown, K-Swiss (KSWS) barely beat out GMX Resources (GMXR) as the earnings season winner with a one-day gain of 35.53%. GMXR gained 35.42%. Two other stocks posted gains of more than 30% on their report days as well - Big 5 Sports (BGFV) and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF). Some other notables on the list of earnings season winners include Taser (TASR), AOL (AOL), TripAdvisor (TRIP) and Facebook (FB).

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THQ Inc (THQI) was the biggest loser this earnings season when it got cut in half on November 6th. Active Network (ACTV) was the second worst with a decline of 41.66%, followed by BioCryst Pharma (BCRX) at -40.35%. Some other well known stocks that were big losers this season include Western Union (WU), Groupon (GRPN), New York Times (NYT), Tempur Pedic (TPX) and Zillow (Z).

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Source: The Best And Worst Of Earnings Season