Devon Energy Corporation (DVN - Free Report) is an independent energy company for exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and NGLs 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 DVN’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 Devon Energy could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for DVN
In the past 30 days, three estimates have gone higher for Devon Energy while one has 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 27 cents today, a move of 50%.
Current Year Estimates for DVN
Meanwhile, Devon Energy’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, increasing from $1.29 per share 30 days ago to $1.60 per share today, an increase of 24%.
Devon Energy Corporation Price and Consensus
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 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 #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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