If you're a beginner investor, the idea of creating a portfolio from the ground up can feel like an impossible goal to achieve. That's why you should start by looking at stocks that are set to beat the market over the next 12 months, a strategy that's been proven to generate strong returns.
Now, let's take a deep dive into a great stock that could be just the right addition to your portfolio.
Why You Should Pay Attention to MSCI (MSCI)
MSCI Inc. provides investment decision support tools, including indexes; portfolio construction and risk management products and services; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research and ratings; and real estate research, reporting and benchmarking offerings.
Since being added to the Zacks Focus List on October 10, 2018 at $166.96 per share, shares of MSCI have increased 173.23% to $456.19.
For fiscal 2022, two analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.02 to $11.33. MSCI boasts an average earnings surprise of 4.3%.
Moreover, analysts are expecting MSCI's earnings to grow 13.9% for the current fiscal year.
It can be very profitable to buy stocks with rising earnings estimates, as stock prices respond to revisions. By adding a Focus List stock like MSCI, there's a great chance you'll be getting into a company whose future earnings estimates will be raised, which can lead to price momentum.
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