Investors are always on the lookout for a competitive edge. The ability to peer slightly into the future is a key edge to exploit, be it company guidance for the next quarter or analyst projections over the next couple of years. But one company has gone a step further than most and has provided an earnings  road map out to 2015 — where it projects an astounding $20 per share in earnings.
The first thing to note is the company sailed through the credit crisis. A look at its financial results proves it had minimal ill-effects from a housing bubble and credit crunch that sent a number of erstwhile well-respected firms down in flames. Its customer base was also hit, but it remained loyal.