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Tale of the Tape

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TTPH - Snapshot Report) saw a big move last session, as the company’s shares fell by over 10% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the most recent downtrend for TTPH as the stock is now down over 22% since April 2.

The biopharmaceutical company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to current year estimate revisions over the past few weeks. However, the current year consensus for loss has widened over the last 30 days. 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.

Tetraphase currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is 0.0%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the same sector include Shire (SHPG - Analyst Report), Astellas Pharma, Inc. (ALPMY) and IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (IPCI - Snapshot Report). All these stocks carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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