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Orbital Sciences (ORB) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.2% in Session - Tale of the Tape

Posted: 4/21/2014 8:30:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: ATK;AVAV;BEAV;ORB

Orbital Sciences Corp. ( ORB ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 5% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. Over the past one month the stock has been trading in a volatile price range of $25.14 to $28.69. Thursday's share price however saw a sharp pick-up from the low of $25.14 on Apr 15.

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

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

Some better-ranked stocks in the Internet aerospace/defense equipment industry include AeroVironment, Inc. ( AVAV ), Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( ATK ) and B/E Aerospace Inc. ( BEAV ). All these stocks hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). 

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