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Why PTC (PTC) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
November 23, 2016

PTC

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PTC Inc (PTC - Free Report) , that develops and delivers software products and solutions worldwide, 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 PTC’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 PTC could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for PTC

In the past 30 days, 2 estimates have gone higher for PTC while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 12 cents a share 30 days ago, to 15 today, a move of 25%.

Current Year Estimates for PTC

Meanwhile, PTC’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 2 estimates 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 55 cents per share 30 days ago to 88 cents per share today, an increase of 60%.

PTC INC Price and Consensus

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 5.2% 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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