'20 Stocks with the Potential to Pop' Outpops the S&P

Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices.

Since the latest “20 Stocks with the Potential to Pop” series was published on August 26, 2010, the entire group posted an average gain of 21.5 percent. That compares to the overall S&P 500, which is up 14.4 percent over the same period.

Thirteen stocks on the list are up over 17 percent, with Monster Worldwide taking the first spot, up 72.5 percent, while only two companies are trading down, Gannett and Bank of America.

Here is a look at how the entire group performed since it was published, and make sure to be on lookout for the new list, which will be published this afternoon.

Click here for "20 Stocks with the Potential To Pop" from August 26th.

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