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Paratek Pharmaceuticals (PRTK) in Focus: Stock Moves 8.7% Higher

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Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PRTK - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, trading within a volatile range of $9.05–$10.20 in the past one-month time frame, showed a sharp increase yesterday.

The stock was driven after the company obtained the FDA approval for Nuzyra to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and acute skin infections.

The company has seen no changes when it comes to estimate revision over the past month, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter has also remained unchanged. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Paratek Pharmaceuticals currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

A better-ranked stock in the Medical – Biomedical and Genetics industry is Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. (CLBS - 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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