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Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Green Bancorp (GNBC)

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Green Bancorp, Inc. (GNBC - Free Report) is a provider of commercial and private banking services primarily in Texas 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 GNBC’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 Green Bancorp could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for GNBC

In the past 30 days, two estimates have gone higher for Green Bancorp while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 29 cents a share 30 days ago, to 35 cents today, a move of 20.7%.

Current Year Estimates for GNBC

Meanwhile, Green Bancorp’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with two 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 $1.05 per share 30 days ago to $1.24 per share today, an increase of 18.1%.

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, 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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