Looking for a Growth Stock? Why It is Time to Focus on Carbonite (CARB)


Growth stocks can be some of the most exciting picks in the market, as these high-flyers can captivate investors’ attention, and produce big gains as well. However, these can also lead on the downside when the growth story is over, so it is important to find companies which are still seeing strong growth prospects in their businesses.

One such company that might be well-positioned for future earnings growth is Carbonite, Inc. (CARB). This firm, which is in the Computer – Services industry, saw EPS growth of 51.6% last year, and is looking great for this year too.

In fact, the current loss estimate is 10% narrower than the previous year. Furthermore, the long-term growth rate is currently an impressive 27.5%, suggesting pretty good prospects for the long haul.

And if this wasn’t enough, the stock has actually seen estimates improve over the past month for the current fiscal year by about 3.6%. Thanks to this rise in earnings estimates, CARB has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) which further underscores the potential for outperformance in this company.

So if you are looking for a fast growing stock that is still seeing plenty of opportunities on the horizon, make sure to consider CARB. Not only does it have double digit earnings growth prospect, but its impressive Zacks Rank suggests that analysts believe better days are ahead for CARB as well.

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