Three stocks that almost always rise on earnings

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With earnings season well underway, a group of companies could be ready to pop, if history is any guide.

Next week, more than 150 names in the S&P 500 are slated to report quarterly figures, including large-cap companies such as AIG, UBS, Facebook, Whole Foods Market, Disney and Humana.

While betting on stocks ahead of earnings is often a difficult trade, Bespoke Investment Group identified three companies that have a strong bias toward gains after posting results.

In an exclusive video for Pro subscribers, CNBC's Brian Sullivan gives you the plays: