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Is This 1 Momentum Stock a Screaming Buy Right Now?
Momentum investors, who live by the saying "the trend is your friend," are most interested in taking advantage of upward or downward trends in a stock's price or earnings outlook. Utilizing one-week price change and the monthly percentage change in earnings estimates, among other factors, the Momentum Style Score can help determine favorable times to buy high-momentum stocks.
San Jose, CA-based Nutanix Inc. provides enterprise cloud operating system that combines server, storage, virtualization and networking software into one integrated solution. Nutanix’s solution can be delivered either as an appliance that is configured to order or as software only. The company currently offers two software product families — Acropolis and Prism.
NTNX boasts a Momentum Style Score of A and VGM Score of B, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Shares of Nutanix has seen some interesting price action recently; the stock is up 16% over the past one week and up 21.4% over the past four weeks. And in the last one-year period, NTNX has gained 56.9%. As for the stock's trading volume, 2,188,547 shares on average were traded over the last 20 days.
Momentum investors don't just pay attention to price changes; positive earnings play a crucial role, too. Seven analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2024. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.08 to $0.77 per share. NTNX boasts an average earnings surprise of 95%.
Investors should take the time to consider NTNX for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings metrics, and impressive Momentum and VGM Style Scores.
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