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Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (GALT) in Focus: Stock Moves Up 8.84% - Tale of the Tape

By: Zacks.com
Posted: 3/26/2014 8:44:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: ALIOF;ALXN;CBM;GALT


Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. ( GALT ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 9% on the day. This rally higher can be attributable to solid volume with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session.  This reverses the recent downtrend for the company as the stock is now down about 13% in the past one-month time frame.

In the last 30 days, this company did not witness any estimate revisions and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has remained unchanged. However, yesterday's price action is encouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Galectin Therapeutics currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the healthcare industry include Alexion Pharmaceuticals , Inc. ( ALXN ), with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) along with Actelion Ltd. ( ALIOF ) and Cambrex Corporation.( CBM ) holding a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).  

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