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Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

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Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE) closed at $13.52 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.15% move from the prior day. This change outpaced the S&P 500's 0.2% loss on the day. Elsewhere, the Dow lost 0.17%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.38%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company had gained 2.12% over the past month. This has outpaced the Medical sector's gain of 1.65% and the S&P 500's gain of 0.33% in that time.

Investors will be hoping for strength from ZYNE as it approaches its next earnings release. In that report, analysts expect ZYNE to post earnings of -$0.50 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 43.82%.

Any recent changes to analyst estimates for ZYNE should also be noted by investors. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 1.83% higher within the past month. ZYNE is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

The Medical - Generic Drugs industry is part of the Medical sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 180, putting it in the bottom 30% of all 250+ industries.

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