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CRISPR Therapeutics AG (CRSP) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

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CRISPR Therapeutics AG (CRSP - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $65.35, moving +1.33% from the previous trading session. The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 1.51%. Elsewhere, the Dow lost 1.71%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.02%.

Heading into today, shares of the company had lost 1.69% over the past month, outpacing the Medical sector's loss of 4.08% and the S&P 500's loss of 9.52% in that time.

Investors will be hoping for strength from CRISPR Therapeutics AG as it approaches its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of -$2.33, down 39.52% from the prior-year quarter. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $4.08 million, up 397.56% from the year-ago period.

Looking at the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates suggest analysts are expecting earnings of -$9.26 per share and revenue of $15.48 million. These totals would mark changes of -297.02% and -98.31%, respectively, from last year.

Any recent changes to analyst estimates for CRISPR Therapeutics AG should also be noted by investors. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 0.27% lower. CRISPR Therapeutics AG is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

The Medical - Biomedical and Genetics industry is part of the Medical sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 84, which puts it in the top 34% of all 250+ industries.

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