GW Pharmaceuticals plc (GWPH) Jumps: Stock Rises 7.6% - Tale of the Tape


GW Pharmaceuticals plc ( GWPH ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by roughly 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company as the stock is now up over 55% in the past one-month time frame.

This drug manufacturer has seen one negative revision in the past 30 days and its Zacks Consensus Estimate moved lower over the time frame, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can last.

GW Pharmaceuticals currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the same industry include NuVasive, Inc. ( NUVA ), Covidien plc ( COV ) and PositiveID Corporation ( PSID ). While NuVasive holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Covidien and PositiveID carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: COV , GWPH , NUVA , PSID

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