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Is Cerus (CERS) Stock A Solid Choice Right Now?

By Zacks Investment ResearchStock MarketsNov 09, 2016 08:35PM ET
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Is Cerus (CERS) Stock A Solid Choice Right Now?
By Zacks Investment Research   |  Nov 09, 2016 08:35PM ET
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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) . This is because this security in the Medical Products space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the Medical Products space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 63 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.

Meanwhile, Cerus is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm’s prospects in both the short and long term.

CERUS CORP Price and Consensus

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In fact, over the past month, while current quarter estimates have remained stable at a loss of 15 cents per share, current year estimates have narrowed from a loss of 67 cents per share to a loss of 66 cents per share. The company currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), which is also a favorable signal. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 (Strong Buy) Rank stocks here.

So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider Cerus. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.

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Is Cerus (CERS) Stock A Solid Choice Right Now?

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