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Are You a Momentum Investor? This 1 Stock Could Be the Perfect Pick

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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.

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The Cooper Companies (COO)

The Cooper Companies Inc, based in Pleasanton, CA, is a specialty medical device company operating on a global basis. Cooper has two business segments- CooperVision (CVI) and CooperSurgical (CSI).

COO boasts a Momentum Style Score of A and VGM Score of B, and holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) rating. Shares of The Cooper Companies has seen some interesting price action recently; the stock is down 4.5% over the past one week and up 0.5% over the past four weeks. And in the last one-year period, COO has lost 3.6%. As for the stock's trading volume, 853,767.38 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. One analyst revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2024. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.04 to $3.54 per share. COO boasts an average earnings surprise of 2.5%.

COO 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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