Agile Therapeutics (AGRX) closed at $1.86 in the latest trading session, marking no change from the prior day. This change was narrower than the S&P 500's 4.41% loss on the day. At the same time, the Dow lost 4.44%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 4.41%.
Heading into today, shares of the developer of prescription contraceptive products for women had lost 19.83% over the past month, lagging the Medical sector's loss of 5.27% and the S&P 500's loss of 12.16% in that time.
Investors will be hoping for strength from AGRX as it approaches its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of -$0.09, up 30.77% from the prior-year quarter.
Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for AGRX. 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.
Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. Investors can capitalize on this by using the Zacks Rank. This model considers these estimate changes and provides a simple, actionable rating system.
The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 31.29% lower. AGRX is holding a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold) right now.
The Medical - Generic Drugs industry is part of the Medical sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 46, which puts it in the top 19% of all 250+ industries.
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