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Why BlackBerry (BBRY) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
October 13, 2016


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BlackBerry Limited (BBRY - Free Report) is a multinational telecommunication and wireless equipment company 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 BBRY’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 BlackBerry could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for BBRY

In the past 30 days, 5 estimates have gone higher for BlackBerry while no estimates have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 9 cents a share 30 days ago, to a loss of 4 cents per share today, a move of 55.6%.

Current Year Estimates for BBRY

Meanwhile, BlackBerry’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 4 estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to no lower estimates. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, narrowing from a loss of 27 cents per share 30 days ago to a loss of 8 cents per share today, an increase of 70.4%.

BLACKBERRY LTD Price and Consensus


Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 5.7% 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 #1 (Strong Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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