Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Melco Crown Entertainment (MPEL): Time to Buy?
Melco Crown Entertainment LimitedMPEL is a casino gaming and entertainment resort developer 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 MPEL'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 Melco Crown Entertainment could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for MPEL
In the past 30 days, 1 estimate has gone higher for Melco Crown Entertainment while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 7 cents a share 30 days ago, to 10 cents per share today, a move of 42.8%.
Current Year Estimates for MPEL
Meanwhile, Melco Crown Entertainment's current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 1 estimate moving higher in the past month, while none have gone lower in the same time frame. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from 29 cents per share 30 days ago to 34 cents per share today, an increase of 17.2%.
MELCO CROWN ENT Price and Consensus
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 10.8%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 #1 (Strong Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
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