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Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Teradyne (TER)

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Teradyne, Inc. TER is a provider of high-quality innovations such as smart devices, life-saving medical equipment and data storage systems 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 TER’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 Teradyne could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for TER

In the past 30 days, six estimates have gone higher for Teradyne while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 60 cents a share 30 days ago, to 79 cents today, a move of 31.7%.

Current Year Estimates for TER

Meanwhile, Teradyne’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with eight estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to none lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from $2.50 per share 30 days ago to $2.75 per share today, an increase of 10%.

Teradyne, Inc. Price and Consensus

Teradyne, Inc. Price and Consensus

Teradyne, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Teradyne, Inc. Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 6.1% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So, investors may want to consider this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) 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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