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Why Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Could Be Positioned for a Surge
December 14, 2017

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Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO - Free Report) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company 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 SGMO’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 SGMO International could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for SGMO

In the past 30 days, two estimates have gone higher for Sangamo while none has gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 23 cents a share 30 days ago, to a loss of 18 cents a share today.

Current Year Estimates for SGMO

Meanwhile, Sangamo’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with four 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 80 cents per share 30 days ago to a loss of 73 cents per share today.

Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 24.8% 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 #2 (Buy) 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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