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Why Companhia Brasileira (CBD) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
September 11, 2017

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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (CBD - Free Report) is engaged in retail business 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 CBD’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 Companhia Brasileira could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for CBD

In the past 30 days, one estimate have gone higher for Companhia Brasileira while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 8 cents a share 30 days ago, to 11 cents today, a move of 37.5%.

Current Year Estimates for CBD

Meanwhile, Companhia Brasileira’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with one 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 53 cents per share 30 days ago to 61 cents today, an increase of 15.1%.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Price and Consensus

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 5.3% 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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