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Receptos (RCPT) in Focus: Stock Moves 21.8% Higher - Tale of the Tape

Posted: 12/6/2013 9:06:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: JAZZ;LCI;QCOR;RCPT

Receptos, Inc. ( RCPT ) was a big mover last session with shares rising nearly 22% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading much above the past one month's volatile price range of $21.47 to $25.09.

This biopharmaceutical company has seen no estimate revision in the last 7 days. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has also remained unchanged over the same period. Yesterday's rally is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Receptos currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is positive.

However, better-ranked stocks in the same industry include Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc ( JAZZ ), Lannett Company, Inc. ( LCI ) and Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( QCOR ). All these stocks sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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