Canadian Solar Inc. ( CSIQ ) is a West Guelph based solar manufacturer 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 CSIQ'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 Canadian Solar could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for CSIQ
In the past 30 days, 2 estimates have gone higher for Canadian Solar while 1 has gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from $1.01 a share 30 days ago, to $1.15 today, a move of 13.9%.
Current Year Estimates for CSIQ
Meanwhile, Canadian Solar'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, increasing $3.14 per share 30 days ago to $3.71 per share today, an increase of 18.1%.
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 24.5% 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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