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AMCOL International (ACO) Worth Watching: Stock Rises 12.3% - Tale of the Tape

By: Zacks.com
Posted: 2/13/2014 9:46:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: ACO;DNN;RIO;SWC

AMCOL International Corporation ( ACO ) was a big mover last session with its shares rising over 12% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the uptrend of the company as the stock has gained nearly 22% since Feb 3.

This mining company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revisions of one increase and one decrease over the last 30 days. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate has moved higher over the same period. This implies more solid trading ahead for the company. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday's rally can turn into more strength down the road.

AMCOL International currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Better-ranked mining stocks include Stillwater Mining Co. ( SWC ), Rio Tinto plc ( RIO ) and Denison Mines Corp. ( DNN ). While SWC sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), RIO and DNN carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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