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Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Korn Ferry (KFY): Time to Buy?

Korn Ferry (KFY) is seeing positive earnings estimate revisions, suggesting that it could be a solid choice for investors.

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Korn Ferry KFY is a provider of organizational consulting services worldwide 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.

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These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on KFY’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 Korn Ferry could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for KFY

In the past 30 days, two estimates have gone higher for Korn Ferry while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 99 cents a share 30 days ago, to $1.37 today, a move of 38.4%.

Current Year Estimates for KFY

Meanwhile, Korn Ferry’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with two 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 $4.12 per share 30 days ago to $5.10 per share today, an increase of 23.8%.

Korn Ferry Price and Consensus

Korn Ferry Price and Consensus

Korn Ferry price-consensus-chart | Korn Ferry Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 4.09% 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 #1 (Strong Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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