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New Age Beverage Corporation (NBEV) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

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New Age Beverage Corporation (NBEV) closed the most recent trading day at $5.26, moving +1.15% from the previous trading session. This move outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.23%. At the same time, the Dow lost 0.01%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.05%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the company had lost 7.14% over the past month. This has lagged the Consumer Staples sector's gain of 3.27% and the S&P 500's gain of 3.16% in that time.

Investors will be hoping for strength from NBEV as it approaches its next earnings release. In that report, analysts expect NBEV to post earnings of -$0.02 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 71.43%. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $59.60 million, up 415.53% from the prior-year quarter.

Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for NBEV. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. Investors can capitalize on this by using the Zacks Rank. This model considers these estimate changes and provides a simple, actionable rating system.

The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 300% higher. NBEV is currently a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Digging into valuation, NBEV currently has a Forward P/E ratio of 32.5. Its industry sports an average Forward P/E of 22.26, so we one might conclude that NBEV is trading at a premium comparatively.

The Beverages - Soft drinks industry is part of the Consumer Staples sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 224, which puts it in the bottom 13% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

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