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Earnings Growth & Price Strength Make Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) a Stock to Watch

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Focus List Spotlight: Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR - Free Report)

Based in Lake Success, NY, Broadridge is a global financial technology company that offers investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers. The company is a leading producer and distributor of a variety of documents, widely used in the financial industry including proxies, annual reports, prospectuses and trade confirmations.

On August 29, 2017, BR was added to the Focus List at $76.91 per share. Shares have increased 110.78% to $162.11 since then, and the company is a #3 (Hold) on the Zacks Rank.

For fiscal 2023, two analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.05 to $7.07. BR boasts an average earnings surprise of 4.1%.

Moreover, analysts are expecting BR's earnings to grow 9.4% for the current fiscal year.

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