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China Automotive Systems (CAAS): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions


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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is China Automotive Systems, Inc. CAAS . This is because this security in the Automotive - Original Equipment space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the Automotive - Original Equipment space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 38 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.

Meanwhile, China Automotive Systems is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm's prospects in both the short and long term.

China Automotive Systems, Inc. Price and Consensus

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In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates have risen from 13 cents per share to 17 cents per share, while current year estimates have risen from 72 cents per share to 86 cents per share. This has helped CAAS to earn a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), further underscoring the company's solid position. You can see  the complete list of today's Zacks #1 (Strong Buy) Rank stocks here .

So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider China Automotive Systems. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.

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Referenced Symbols: CAAS



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