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Can Summit Therapeutics (SMMT) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?

Summit Therapeutics PLC SMMT is a biopharmaceutical 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 SMMT’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 Summit Therapeutics could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for SMMT

In the past 30 days, one estimate has gone higher for Summit Therapeutics while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from a loss of 65 cents a share 30 days ago, to $1.15 per share today, a significant increase.

Current Year Estimates for SMMT

Meanwhile, Summit Therapeutics’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with one estimate 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 a loss of $2.59 per share 30 days ago to a loss of $2.36 per share today, an increase of 8.89%.

Summit Therapeutics PLC Price and Consensus

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 10% 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 #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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