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Tale of the Tape

Athersys, Inc. ((ATHX - Snapshot Report)) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by almost 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend of the company as the stock has now gained almost 35% since Nov 12.

This biotechnology company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revisions of one increase and one decrease over the past 7 days and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has moved higher over the same time frame. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Athersys currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the same sector include Heska Corporation ((HSKA - Snapshot Report)), Actelion Ltd. ((ALIOF)) and Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. ((CYTX - Snapshot Report)). While Heska Corporation and Actelion hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Cytori Therapeutics carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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