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Time to Buy the Beaten-Down Emerging Market ETFs?

Some investors are rotating out of earlier high flying technology stocks into cheap emerging markets.

One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Liberty Media Corporation FWONA. This is because this security in the Media Conglomerates 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 Media Conglomerates space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 17 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.

Meanwhile, Liberty Media 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.

Liberty Media Corporation Price and Consensus

Liberty Media Corporation Price and Consensus | Liberty Media Corporation Quote

In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates have risen from 39 cents per share to 57 cents per share, while current year estimates have risen from a loss of 71 cents per share to earnings of 36 cents per share. This has helped FWONA 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 Liberty Media. 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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