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Can Callon Petroleum (CPE) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?

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Callon Petroleum Company (CPE - Free Report) is an independent oil and natural gas 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 CPE’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 Callon Petroleum could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for CPE

In the past 30 days, four estimates have gone higher for Callon Petroleum while one has 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 14 cents today, a move of 16.6%.

Current Year Estimates for CPE

Meanwhile, Callon Petroleum current year figures are also looking quite promising, with four estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to one lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from 39 cents per share 30 days ago to 40 cents per share today, an increase of 2.6%.

Callon Petroleum Company Price and Consensus

Callon Petroleum Company Price and Consensus | Callon Petroleum Company Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 13.8% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So, investors may 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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