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Tale of the Tape

Amyris, Inc. (AMRS - Snapshot Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by nearly 7% 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 for the company, as the stock is now up nearly 20% in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revision. Two estimates each have moved up and down over the last one month, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate moved higher over the same time frame. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can last.

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

Better-ranked stocks in the biofuels industry include, GreenHunter Resources, Inc. (GRH - Snapshot Report) and Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REGI - Snapshot Report), both with a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Another company in the broader basic materials sector worth considering is Asahi Kasei Corporation (AHKSY), which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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