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Here's Why Corcept Therapeutics (CORT) is a Strong Growth Stock

Taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for new and old investors alike.

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Why This 1 Growth Stock Should Be On Your Watchlist

Growth investors build their portfolios around companies that are financially strong and have a bright future, and the Growth Style Score helps take projected and historical earnings, sales, and cash flow into account to uncover stocks that will see long-term, sustainable growth.

Corcept Therapeutics (CORT)

Menlo Park, CA-based Corcept is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of severe metabolic, psychiatric and oncology disorders which are associated with the activity of the hormone cortisol, also known as the stress hormone.

CORT sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Growth Style Score of B, and has a VGM Score of B. Earnings and sales are forecasted to increase 3.4% and 10.1% year-over-year, respectively.

Three analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for fiscal 2022, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.04 to $0.92 per share. CORT also boasts an average earnings surprise of 7.9%.

Corcept Therapeutics is also cash rich. The company has generated cash flow growth of 69.6%, and is expected to report cash flow expansion of 6.8% in 2022.

CORT should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive growth fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Growth and VGM Style Scores.


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