The first quarter earnings season came to an end on May 17th, but 259 companies have reported their quarterly numbers since then. The market has certainly struggled since May 17th, but the stocks below bucked the trend by posting big gains on their earnings report days. (For companies that report after the close, we use the next day's change, and for companies that report before the open, we use that day's change.)
As shown below, Opnext (NASDAQ:OPXT) has had the best one-day change in response to earnings this off-season with a one-day gain of 39.04%. Krispy Kreme (NYSE:KKD) ranks second with a gain of 25.78%, followed by SodaStream (NASDAQ:SODA), Red Robin Gourmet (NASDAQ:RRGB), AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV), and School Specialty (NASDAQ:SCHS). Other notables on the list of earnings off-season winners include Foot Locker (NYSE:FL), Guess? (NYSE:GES), and Tiffany (NYSE:TIF).