Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Concentrix Corporation (CNXC): Time to Buy?
Concentrix Corporation (CNXC) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.
Concentrix Corporation (CNXC) could be a solid choice for investors given the company's remarkably improving earnings outlook. While the stock has been a strong performer lately, this trend might continue since analysts are still raising their earnings estimates for the company.
Analysts' growing optimism on the earnings prospects of this company is driving estimates higher, which should get reflected in its stock price. After all, empirical research shows a strong correlation between trends in earnings estimate revisions and near-term stock price movements. Our stock rating tool -- the Zacks Rank -- is principally built on this insight.
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For Concentrix Corporation, strong agreement among the covering analysts in revising earnings estimates upward has resulted in meaningful improvement in consensus estimates for the next quarter and full year.
The chart below shows the evolution of forward 12-month Zacks Consensus EPS estimate:
12 Month EPS
Current-Quarter Estimate Revisions
The earnings estimate of $2.68 per share for the current quarter represents a change of +29.47% from the number reported a year ago.
The Zacks Consensus Estimate for Concentrix Corporation has increased 16.51% over the last 30 days, as one estimate has gone higher compared to no negative revisions.
Current-Year Estimate Revisions
The company is expected to earn $9.60 per share for the full year, which represents a change of +56.61% from the prior-year number.
The revisions trend for the current year also appears quite promising for Concentrix Corporation, with one estimate moving higher over the past month compared to no negative revisions. The consensus estimate has also received a boost over this time frame, increasing 6.99%.
Favorable Zacks Rank
The promising estimate revisions have helped Concentrix Corporation earn a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). The Zacks Rank is a tried-and-tested rating tool that helps investors effectively harness the power of earnings estimate revisions and make the right investment decision. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
Our research shows that stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and 2 (Buy) significantly outperform the S&P 500.
Concentrix Corporation shares have added 5.2% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are betting on its impressive estimate revisions. So, you may consider adding it to your portfolio right away to benefit from its earnings growth prospects.
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