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Tale of the Tape

MEI Pharma, Inc. (MEIP - Snapshot Report) saw a big move last session, as the company’s shares fell more than 5.0% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session This reverses the recent trend for MEIP as the stock is now up around 17.2% in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen a flat track record when it comes to current year estimate revisions over the past few weeks. The consensus for earnings hasn’t been in a trend either. This recent price action is discouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future, and especially on earnings estimates following the recent slump.

MEIP currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is zero.

Some better-ranked stocks in the healthcare sector include Lannett Company, Inc. (LCI - Snapshot Report), Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Shire plc (SHPG - Analyst Report). All these stocks carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).   

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