Strength Seen in MannKind Corp. (MNKD), Stock Shoots up 74%

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MannKind Corp. (MNKD) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares surge a whopping 73.9% on the day. This tremendous rally can be attributable to solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This broke the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $4.02 to $6.08 in the past one-month time frame. The share price appreciated when the advisory panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (:FDA) voted in favor of the approval of the company’s diabetes candidate, Afrezza.

In the last 30 days, the company witnessed 2 downward estimate revisions and the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss widened, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this high can last.

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

Some better-ranked stocks in the healthcare industry include Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANIP) and Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (ASTM) all carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy)

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