Impax Laboratories Inc. ( IPXL ) is a specialty pharmaceutical 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 IPXL'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 Impax Laboratories could be a solid choice for investors.Current Quarter Estimates for IPXL
In the past 30 days, 3 estimates have gone higher for Impax Laboratories while no estimate 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 34 cents today, a move of 88.9%.Current Year Estimates for IPXL
Meanwhile, Impax Laboratories' current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 4 estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to no estimate moving lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from 73 cents per share 30 days ago to 86 cents per share today, an increase of 17.9%.Bottom Line
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 6.12% 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.
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