Why Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO) Stock Might Be A Great Pick

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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (FMAO). This is because this security in the Banks - Northeast 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 Banks - Northeast space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 37 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.

Meanwhile, Farmers & Merchants Bancorp 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.

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc. Price and Consensus

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Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc. Price and Consensus

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc. price-consensus-chart | Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc. Quote

In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates have risen from 48 cents per share to 58 cents per share, while current year estimates have risen from $2.16 per share to $2.37 per share. This has helped FMAO to earn a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), further underscoring the company’s solid position.

So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider Farmers & Merchants Bancorp. 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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