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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Applied Therapeutics, Inc. APLT. This is because this security in the Medical - Biomedical and Genetics space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.
This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the Medical - Biomedical and Genetics space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 41 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.
Meanwhile, Applied Therapeutics is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm’s prospects in both the short and long term.
Applied Therapeutics Inc. Price and Consensus
Applied Therapeutics Inc. price-consensus-chart | Applied Therapeutics Inc. Quote
In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates have narrowed from a loss of 75 cents per share to a loss of 72 cents per share, while current year estimates have narrowed from a loss of $3.02 per share to a loss of $2.73 per share. This has helped APLT to earn a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), further underscoring the company’s solid position. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider Applied Therapeutics. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.
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