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Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Banco Bradesco (BBD)

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Banco Bradesco S.A. BBD is a banking service provider 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 BBD’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 Banco Bradesco could be a solid choice for investors.  

Current Quarter Estimates for BBD

In the past 30 days, one estimate has gone higher for Banco Bradesco while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 19 cents a share 30 days ago, to 22 cents today, a move of 15.8%.

Current Year Estimates for BBD

Meanwhile, Banco Bradesco’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with two 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 84 cents per share 30 days ago to 91 cents per share today, an increase of 8.3%.

Banco Bradesco SA Price and Consensus

Banco Bradesco SA Price and Consensus | Banco Bradesco SA Quote

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 14.2% 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 #1 (Strong Buy) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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