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Here's Why EQT Corporation (EQT) is a Strong Growth Stock

·2 min read

For new and old investors, taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals.

Achieving those goals is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores, a unique set of guidelines that rates stocks based on popular investing methodologies, namely value, growth, and momentum. The Style Scores can help you narrow down which stocks are better for your portfolio and which ones can beat the market over the long-term.

Why This 1 Growth Stock Should Be On Your Watchlist

Different than value or momentum investors, growth-oriented investors are concerned with a stock's future prospects, and the overall financial health and strength of a company. Thus, they'll want to focus on the Growth Style Score, which analyzes characteristics like projected and historical earnings, sales, and cash flow to find stocks that will see sustainable growth over time.

EQT Corporation (EQT)

Based in Pittsburgh, PA, EQT Corporation is primarily an explorer and producer of natural gas, with primary focus on the Appalachian Basin in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The basin has been a major contributor to natural gas production growth in the United States. Notably, in terms of average daily sales volumes, EQT Corp is the largest natural gas producer in the domestic market.

EQT is a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock, with a Growth Style Score of B and VGM Score of B. Earnings are expected to grow 323.9% year-over-year for the current fiscal year, with sales growth of 37.5%.

10 analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2022. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.85 to $3.90 per share. EQT boasts an average earnings surprise of 75.2%.

Looking at cash flow, EQT Corporation is expected to report cash flow growth of 45.4% this year; EQT has generated cash flow growth of 18.5% over the past three to five years.

Investors should take the time to consider EQT for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Rank rating, notable growth metrics, and impressive Growth and VGM Style Scores.

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