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Tale of the Tape

Prothena Corporation plc (PRTA - Snapshot Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 27% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $37.16 to $40.24 since Feb 28.

The company has seen two positive revisios in the past 30 days while its Zacks Consensus Estimate moved higher over the same time frame, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for Prothena. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday’s jump can turn into more strength down the road.

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

However, better-ranked medical stocks include Alkermes plc (ALKS - Analyst Report), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN - Analyst Report) and ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANIP - Snapshot Report). All of these sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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