STAAR Surgical Company (STAA) Soars: Stock Up 15.2% - Tale of the Tape

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STAAR Surgical Company ( STAA ) was a big mover last session, as its shares rose over 15% on the day. The rise came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend for the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $14.16 to $16.14 in the past one-month timeframe.

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

STAAR Surgical Company currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Better-ranked medical stocks include Align Technology Inc. ( ALGN ), CR Bard Inc. ( BCR ) and Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ). All three carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: ALGN , BCR , BDX , STAA

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