Carpenter Technology Corp. (CRS - Free Report) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of specialty alloys worldwide that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, not only does the stock have decent short-term momentum, but it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.
These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on CRS’s earnings for the coming quarter and year. In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Carpenter Technology could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for CRS
In the past 30 days, Carpenter Technology’s trend has been pretty favorable, with estimates increasing from 19 cents a share 30 days ago, to 21 cents per share today, a move of 10.5%.
Current Year Estimates for CRS
Meanwhile, Carpenter Technology’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 1 estimate moving higher in the past month, compared to none lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from $1.36 per share 30 days ago to $1.49 per share today, an increase of 9.6%.
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 10.7% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So investors may definitely want to consider this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
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