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Vir Biotechnology (VIR) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6% in Session

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Vir Biotechnology, Inc. VIR was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise 6% 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 above the volatile price range of $28.28 to $39.11 in the past one-month time frame.

This move came after the company announced that its joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline is entering the Phase 3 trials of its latest COVID-19 antibody treatment.

The company has seen one positive estimate revision in the past few months, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter has also moved higher over the past few months, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for Vir Biotechnology. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent jump can turn into more strength down the road.

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. Price

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. Price
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Vir Biotechnology currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.  

A better-ranked stock in the Medical - Biomedical and Genetics industry is Emergent BioSolutions Inc EBS, which currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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