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Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Lantheus Holdings (LNTH): Time to Buy?
November 29, 2016

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Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (LNTH - Free Report) is a developer, manufacturer, seller and distributer of diagnostic medical imaging agents 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 LNTH’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 Lantheus Holdings could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for LNTH

In the past 30 days, 2 estimates have gone higher for Lantheus Holdings while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 9 cents a share 30 days ago, to 13 cents today, a move of 44.4%.

Current Year Estimates for LNTH

Meanwhile, Lantheus Holdings’ 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 66 cents per share today, an increase of 20%.

LANTHEUS HLDGS Price and Consensus

 

LANTHEUS HLDGS Price and Consensus | LANTHEUS HLDGS Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 17% 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 #3 (Hold) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 (Strong Buy) Rank stocks here.

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