Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Frontline (FRO)

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Frontline Ltd. (FRO) is a Bermuda based tanker company 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 FRO’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 Frontline could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for FRO

In the past 30 days, 4 estimates have gone higher for Frontline while no estimate moved lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from loss of 5 cents a share 30 days ago, to loss of 2 cents today, a move of 60.0%.

Current Year Estimates for FRO

Meanwhile, Frontline’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 4 estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to no estimate moving lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, narrowing from loss of 83 cents per share 30 days ago to loss of 71 cents per share today, an improvement of 14.5%.

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 5.36% 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 #2 (Buy) stock to profit in the near future.

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