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Earnings Estimates Moving Higher for Cemex (CX): Time to Buy?

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. CX is a building materials company 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 CX’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 Cemex could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for CX

In the past 30 days, 1 estimate has gone higher for Cemex, with no downward revisions in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 10 cents a share 30 days ago, to a loss of 9 cents a share today, a move of 10%.

Current Year Estimates for CX

Meanwhile, Cemex’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 2 estimates moving higher in the past month, with no downward revisions. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from 2 cents per share 30 days ago to 9 cents per share today, a significant move.

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 definitely want to consider this Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock to profit in the near future.

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