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Why Applied Micro (AMCC) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
November 10, 2016

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Applied Micro Circuits Corporation , a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions, 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 AMCC’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 Applied Micro could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for AMCC

In the past 30 days, 2 estimates have gone higher for Applied Micro 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 5 cents today, a move of 44.4%.

Current Year Estimates for AMCC

Meanwhile, Applied Micro’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 2 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 39 cents per share 30 days ago to a loss of 29 cents per share today, an increase of 25.6%.

APPLD MICRO CIR Price and Consensus


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Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 12.3% 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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