Taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for new and old investors alike.
While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.
Is This 1 Momentum Stock a Screaming Buy Right Now?
For momentum investors, upward or downward trends in a stock's price or earnings outlook take precedent, so they'll want to zero in on the Momentum Style Score. This Score can pinpoint good times to build a position in a stock, using factors like one-week price change and the monthly percentage change in earnings estimates.
Headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel, CyberArk Software Ltd. was founded in 1999. Together with its subsidiaries, the company provides information technology security solutions. The company is a vital security partner to more than 5,400 global businesses, which include over 50% of the Fortune 500 and more than 35% of the Global 2000 companies.
CYBR sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Momentum Style Score of A, and has a VGM Score of B. The stock is up 1.3% and up 24.3% over the past one-week and four-week period, respectively, and CyberArk has gained 6% in the last one-year period as well. Additionally, an average of 566,511.38 shares were traded over the last 20 trading sessions.
A company's earnings performance is important for momentum investors as well. For fiscal 2023, 12 analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for CYBR, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.10 to $0.27 per share. CYBR also boasts an average earnings surprise of 34.4%.
CYBR should be on investors' short list because of its impressive earnings fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Momentum and VGM Style Scores.
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