Star Bulk Carriers Corp. SBLK is a Transportation-Ship 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 SBLK’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 Star Bulk Carriers could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for SBLK
In the past 30 days, 3 estimates have gone higher for Star Bulk Carriers while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from loss of 74 cents a share 30 days ago, to loss of 66 cents today, a move of 10.8%.
Current Year Estimates for SBLK
STAR BULK CARRS Price and Consensus
Meanwhile, Star Bulk Carriers’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 3 estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to none lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, narrowing from loss of $2.98 per share 30 days ago to loss of $2.63 per share today, an increase of 11.7%.
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 18.4% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So investors may definitely 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.
Confidential from Zacks
Beyond this Tale of the Tape, would you like to see Zacks' best recommendations that are not available to the public? Our Executive VP, Steve Reitmeister, knows when key trades are about to be triggered and which of our experts has the hottest hand. Click to see them now>>
Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report
To read this article on Zacks.com click here.
Zacks Investment Research