VIVUS Inc. (VVUS - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as its shares rose a little more than 5% 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 $1.04 to $1.17 in the past one-month time frame.
Over the last 30 days, the company witnessed one positive estimate revision and the Zacks Consensus Estimate also moved higher, suggesting more solid trading ahead. 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.
VIVUS currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
A similarly ranked stock in the biotechnology space is Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (ABUS - Free Report) , sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
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