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Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Rice Midstream (RMP): Time to Buy?

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Rice Midstream Partners LP RMP is a midstream energy 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 RMP’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 Rice Midstream could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for RMP

In the past 30 days, one estimate has gone higher for Rice Midstream while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 32 cents a share 30 days ago, to 38 cents today, a move of 18.8%.

Current Year Estimates for RMP

Meanwhile, Rice Midstream’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with one estimate moving higher in the past month, compared to one lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from $1.32 per share 30 days ago to $1.48 per share today, an increase of 12.1%.

Rice Midstream Partners LP Price and Consensus


Rice Midstream Partners LP Price and Consensus | Rice Midstream Partners LP Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 7.2% 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 #3 (Hold) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

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