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Aerie Pharmaceuticals (AERI) in Focus: Stock Moves 6.8% Higher - Tale of the Tape

By: Zacks.com
Posted: 6/20/2014 9:18:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: AERI;POZN;ARIA;ESPR

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( AERI ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by almost 7% 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 of the company as the stock has now gained over 36% since June 4.

This drug manufacturer has seen no estimate revision over the past 30 days and its Zacks Consensus Estimate remained unchanged over the same time frame. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals has a Zacks Rank #2 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some stocks in the same industry looking equally good include POZEN Inc. ( POZN ), Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( ARIA ) and Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. ( ESPR ). While POZEN holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Ariad Pharmaceuticals and Esperion Therapeutics carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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