Hallmark Financial Services Inc. ( HALL ) is a Property & Casualty Insurance companythat 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 HALL'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 Hallmark Financial Services could be a solid choice for investors.
Current Quarter Estimates for HALL
In the past 30 days, 1 estimate has gone higher for Hallmark Financial Services while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 10 cents a share 30 days ago, to 15 cents today, a move of 50.0%.
Current Year Estimates for HALL
Meanwhile, Hallmark Financial Services' current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 1 estimate moving higher in the past month, compared to no lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from 30 cents per share 30 days ago to 65 cents per share today, an increase of 116.7%.
The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 8.4% 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.
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