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Affiliated Managers (AMG) Surges: Stock Moves 5.1% Higher

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Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 5% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. The stock picked up sharply from the near-flat trend of $147.23 to $152.43 in the past one month time frame.

The move came after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter 2018 results.

The company has seen five negative estimate revisions in the past few weeks, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter has also moved lower over the past few weeks, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward, to see if this recent move higher can last.

Affiliated Managers currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.  

A better-ranked stock in the Financial - Investment Management industry is Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (CNNE - Free Report) , which currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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