Athersys (ATHX) in Focus: Stock Slumps 51.3%

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Athersys, Inc. (ATHX) saw a big move last session, as the company’s shares fell by over 51% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent downtrend for ATHX, as the stock is now down around 61% since April 1.

This clinical-stage biotechnology company has seen a flat track record when it comes to current year estimate revisions with no change over the past few weeks. The consensus for earnings hasn’t been in a trend either. This recent price action is discouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future, and especially on earnings estimates following the recent slump.

ATHX currently has a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the med-Biomed/Generic industry include Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD), Myriad Genetics Inc. (MYGN) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN). All stocks carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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