Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACUR) in Focus: Stock Moves 7.7% Higher - Tale of the Tape

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Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ACUR ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 8% on the day. This rally higher can be attributable to solid volume with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, trading in a volatile price range of $1.67 to $2.03 in the past one-month time frame, showed a pick-up yesterday at $1.81.

In the last 30 days, this company did not witness any estimate revisions and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has remained unchanged. However, yesterday's price action is encouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Acura Pharmaceuticals currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked players in the healthcare industry include Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ), with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) along with Actelion Ltd. ( ALIOF ) and Cambrex Corporation. ( CBM ) holding a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).  

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Referenced Stocks: ACUR , ALIOF , ALXN , CBM

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