Will CONE Midstream Partners (CNNX) Crush Estimates at Its Next Earnings Report?
Looking for a stock that might be in a good position to beat earnings at its next report? Consider CONE Midstream Partners LPCNNX , a firm in the Oil and Gas - Production Pipeline - MLB industry, which could be a great candidate for another beat.
This company has seen a nice streak of beating earnings estimates, especially when looking at the previous two reports. In fact, in these reports, CNNX has beaten estimates by at least 5% in both cases, suggesting it has a nice short-term history of crushing expectations.
Earnings in Focus
Two quarters ago, CNNX expected to post earnings of 36 cents per share, while it actually produced earnings of 39 cents per share, a beat of 8.33%. Meanwhile, for the most recent quarter, the company looked to deliver earnings of 37 cents per share, when it actually saw earnings of 40 cents per share instead, representing an 8.11% positive surprise.
CONE MIDSTREAM Price and EPS Surprise
Thanks in part to this history, recent estimates have been moving higher for CONE Midstream Partners. In fact, the Earnings ESP for CNNX is positive, which is a great sign of a coming beat.
After all, the Zacks Earnings ESP compares the most accurate estimate to the broad consensus, looking to find stocks that have seen big revisions as of late, suggesting that analysts have recently become more bullish on the company's earnings prospects. This is the case for CNNX, as the firm currently has a Zacks Earnings ESP of 7.69%, so another beat could be around the corner.
This is particularly true when you consider that CNNX has a great Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) which can be a harbinger of outperformance and a signal for a strong earnings profile. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank stocks here .
When you add this solid Zacks Rank to a positive Earnings ESP, a positive earnings surprise happens nearly 70% of the time, so it seems pretty likely that CNNX could see another beat at its next report, especially if recent trends are any guide.
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