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QIAGEN (QGEN) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 9.9%

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QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 10% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company—as the stock is now up 30.9% in the past one-month time frame.

The move came following reports that Thermo Fisher Scientific is considering a takeover of the company.

The company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revision of one increase and two decreases over the past few weeks, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter hasn’t been in a trend either. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

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

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Investors interested in the Medical - Biomedical and Genetics industry may consider Anika Therapeutics Inc. (ANIK - Free Report) , which has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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