In the latest trading session, FuelCell Energy (FCEL) closed at $9.30, marking a +0.11% move from the previous day. The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.92%.
Heading into today, shares of the fuel cell power plant maker had lost 38.38% over the past month, lagging the Oils-Energy sector's loss of 3.43% and the S&P 500's gain of 6.83% in that time.
FCEL will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of -$0.05, up 28.57% from the prior-year quarter. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $19.18 million, up 1.59% from the prior-year quarter.
FCEL's full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of -$0.29 per share and revenue of $79.37 million. These results would represent year-over-year changes of +30.95% and +12%, respectively.
Any recent changes to analyst estimates for FCEL should also be noted by investors. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.
Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.
Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 9.21% lower. FCEL is currently a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
The Alternative Energy - Other industry is part of the Oils-Energy sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 184, putting it in the bottom 28% of all 250+ industries.
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