Almost Family Inc (AFAM) Jumps: Stock Up 6.8%

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Almost Family Inc (AFAM) Jumps: Stock Up 6.8%

Almost Family Inc. (AFAM – Snapshot Report) was a big mover last session, as its shares surged almost 7% on the day. The surge came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company as this healthcare stock is now up over 31% in the past one-month time frame.

In the last 30 days, the company has witnessed 3 negative revisions and its Zacks Consensus Estimate also moved lower, signaling trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if Friday’s move higher lasts.

Almost Family currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is positive.

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Some better-ranked medical stocks include Addus HomeCare Corporation (ADUS – Snapshot Report), Actelion Ltd. (ALIOF) and Align Technology Inc. (ALGN – Analyst Report). All three stocks hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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