Gentiva Health Services (GTIV) Soars: Stock Up 61.9% - Tale of the Tape

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Gentiva Health Services Inc. ( GTIV ) was a big mover last session, as its shares rose nearly 62% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend for the healthcare company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $7.69 to $8.78 in the past one-month timeframe.

In the last 30 days, the company witnessed four estimate revisions and the Zacks Consensus Estimate also moved higher, suggesting more solid trading ahead. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday's jump can turn into more strength down the road.

Gentiva Health Services currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Better-ranked stocks in the healthcare industry include Amedisys Inc. ( AMED ), RadNet, Inc. ( RDNT ) and PharMerica Corporation ( PMC ). All three sport a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: AMED , GTIV , PMC , RDNT

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