C3.ai, Inc. (AI) closed at $37.28 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.8% move from the prior day. This change lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.17%. At the same time, the Dow added 0.55%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.4%.
Coming into today, shares of the company had lost 18.23% in the past month. In that same time, the Computer and Technology sector gained 4.39%, while the S&P 500 gained 3.19%.
Investors will be hoping for strength from C3.ai, Inc. as it approaches its next earnings release, which is expected to be December 1, 2021.
AI’s full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of -$1.13 per share and revenue of $246 million. These results would represent year-over-year changes of -25.56% and +34.26%, respectively.
Any recent changes to analyst estimates for C3.ai, Inc. should also be noted by investors. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company’s business outlook.
Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.
Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection remained stagnant. C3.ai, Inc. is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).
The Computers – IT Services industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 159, which puts it in the bottom 38% of all 250+ industries.
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