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Journal Communications (JRN) Catches Eye: Stock Up 7.0%

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Journal Communications Inc. (JRN) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by over 7% on the day. The move came on solid volume too 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 almost 8% since Jan 15, 2014.

The company has seen no estimate revision over the past 30 days, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate remained unchanged. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

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

Some better-ranked stocks in the consumer staples industry include The Hillshire Brands Company (HSH), Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) and Post Holdings, Inc. (POST). While The Hillshire Brands and Constellation Brands carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Post Holdings carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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