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Why Athene Holding (ATH) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

Athene Holding Ltd.ATH is a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products 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 ATH'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 Athene Holding could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for ATH

In the past 30 days, four estimates have gone higher for Athene Holding while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from $1.47 per share 30 days ago, to $1.60 per share today, a move of 8.8%.

Current Year Estimates for ATH

Meanwhile, Athene Holding's current year figures are also looking quite promising, with four 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/narrowing from $5.41 per share 30 days ago to $5.86 per share today, an increase of 8.3%.

Athene Holding Ltd. Price and Consensus

Athene Holding Ltd. Price and Consensus | Athene Holding Ltd. Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 11% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So, investors may 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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