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Why Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
September 07, 2017

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Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA - Free Report) is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based product solutions 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 FMSA’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 Fairmount Santrol could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for FMSA

In the past 30 days, one estimate have gone higher for Fairmount Santrol 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 13 cents today, a move of 8.3%.

Current Year Estimates for FMSA

Meanwhile, Fairmount Santrol’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 26 cents per share 30 days ago to 28 cents per share today, an increase of 7.7%.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. Price and Consensus

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 20.1% 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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