Beyond Meat (BYND) closed the most recent trading day at $77.30, moving +1.27% from the previous trading session. The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.04%. At the same time, the Dow lost 0.1%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 0.05%.
Coming into today, shares of the plant-based meat company had lost 1.32% in the past month. In that same time, the Consumer Staples sector gained 2.74%, while the S&P 500 gained 2.48%.
BYND will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release.
Any recent changes to analyst estimates for BYND should also be noted by investors. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.
Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. Investors can capitalize on this by using the Zacks Rank. This model considers these estimate changes and provides a simple, actionable rating system.
Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate remained stagnant within the past month. BYND is holding a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy) right now.
The Food - Miscellaneous industry is part of the Consumer Staples sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 143, which puts it in the bottom 44% of all 250+ industries.
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