CannTrust Holdings Inc. (CTST - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $0.84, moving +0.75% from the previous trading session. This move outpaced the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.01%. Meanwhile, the Dow gained 0.01%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, added 0.2%.
Heading into today, shares of the company had lost 5.87% over the past month, lagging the Medical sector's gain of 6% and the S&P 500's gain of 2.67% in that time.
CTST will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release.
It is also important to note the recent changes to analyst estimates for CTST. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.
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The Medical - Drugs industry is part of the Medical sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 54, which puts it in the top 22% of all 250+ industries.
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