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Why Vipshop Holdings (VIPS) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

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Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS - Free Report) is an online discount retailer 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 VIPS’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 Vipshop Holdings could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for VIPS

In the past 30 days, one estimate has gone higher for Vipshop Holdings while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 18 cents a share 30 days ago, to 20 cents today, a move of 11.1%.

Current Year Estimates for VIPS

Meanwhile, Vipshop Holdings’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with one estimate 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 58 cents per share 30 days ago to 61 cents per share today, an increase of 5.2%.

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 16.4% 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 #2 (Buy) 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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