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Can LendingClub (LC) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?

LendingClub Corporation ( LC ) is a stock in the Internet Services space 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 LC'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 60 days, suggesting that LendingClub could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for LC

In the past 30 days, 1 estimate has gone higher for LendingClub while none moved lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 2 cents a share 60 days ago, to a loss of 1 cent today.

Current Year Estimates for LC

Meanwhile, LendingClub's current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 1 estimate moving higher in the past two months, compared to no lower revisions. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, narrowing from loss of 8 cents 60 days ago to loss of 5 cents per share today.

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 7.5% 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 #2 (Buy) stock to profit in the near future.

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