Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS - Free Report) is a molecular diagnostics company, focusing on developing products for the early detection and prevention of various cancers 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 EXAS’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 Exact Sciences could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for EXAS
In the past 30 days, one estimate has gone higher for Exact Sciences while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 32 cents a share 30 days ago, to a loss of 31 cents today, a move of 3.2%.
Current Year Estimates for EXAS
Meanwhile, Exact Science’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, narrowing from a loss of $1.22 per share 30 days ago to a loss of $1.19 per share today, an increase of 2.5%.
Exact Sciences Corporation Price and Consensus
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 8.3% 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 #3 (Hold) 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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