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Here's Why Newell Brands (NWL) is a Strong Momentum Stock

·2 min read

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

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Is This 1 Momentum Stock a Screaming Buy Right Now?

Momentum investors, who live by the saying "the trend is your friend," are most interested in taking advantage of upward or downward trends in a stock's price or earnings outlook. Utilizing one-week price change and the monthly percentage change in earnings estimates, among other factors, the Momentum Style Score can help determine favorable times to buy high-momentum stocks.

Newell Brands (NWL)

Atlanta, GA-based Newell Brands Inc. is a global manufacturer and marketer of consumer and commercial products, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmer’s, Marmot, Oster, Rubbermaid, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Graco, Baby Jogger, and others. The products cater to indoor and outdoor organizations and include food and home storage products, stationery, art supplies, power tool accessories, hardware, outdoor recreation products, household staples, aluminum and steel cookware, as well as infant care products.

NWL is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock, with a Momentum Style Score of B and VGM Score of B. Shares are up 0.9% over the past one week and up 1.3% over the past four weeks. NWL has lost 21.6% in the last one-year period as well. Looking at trading volume, an average of 3,356,260.75 shares exchanged hands over the last 20 trading days.

Momentum investors don't just pay attention to price changes; positive earnings play a crucial role, too. Four analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2022. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.01 to $1.92 per share. NWL boasts an average earnings surprise of 23.3%.

Investors should take the time to consider NWL for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings metrics, and impressive Momentum and VGM Style Scores.


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