Strength Seen in General Finance (GFN): Stock Gains 9.2% - Analyst Blog


General Finance Corporation ( GFN ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by over 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too, as far more shares changed hands than in a normal session. This reverses the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $4.71 to $5.19 seen in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen two positive revisions in the past few weeks. Besides, its earnings consensus has moved higher over the last seven days, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for GFN. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent jump can turn into more strength down the road.

General Financecurrently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better performing Finance Miscellaneous Services stocks include Middleburg Financial Corporation ( MBRG ), American National Bankshares Inc. ( AMNB ) and BancorpSouth, Inc. ( BXS ). While Middleburg Financial holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), the other two stocks carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: AMNB , BXS , GFN , MBRG

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