Corcept Therapeutics (CORT) in Focus: Stock Rises 5.8% - Tale of the Tape

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Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated ( CORT ) was a big mover last session, as its shares rose almost 6% on the day. This reverses the downtrend for the company since May 5, as the stock is now down nearly 53%.

In the last 30 days, the company witnessed three negative estimate revisions and the Zacks Consensus Estimate also moved lower, signaling trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if Friday's move higher can last.

Corcept Therapeutics currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Some better-ranked medical stocks include Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( ARIA ), Astellas Pharma, Inc. ( ALPMY ) and BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( BCRX ). All three companies sport a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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