The Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) Filter lets you search for stocks with the highest probability of positively surprising (or negatively surprising, if that’s what you’re looking for). This proprietary metric has proven to predict earnings surprises with a 70% accuracy. And when the ESP is used with Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buys, #2 Buys, or #3 Holds, its gains have average +28.3% per year.