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Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANAC) in Focus: Stock Surges 6.76% - Tale of the Tape

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Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAC) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares surge nearly 7% on the day. This rally higher can be attributable to solid volume with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, trading in a volatile price range of $15.49 to $18.46 in the past one-month time frame, showed a pick-up yesterday at $16.91.

Although the company has seen no estimate revisions in the past one month, its Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss widened over the same period, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can last.

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

Other attractive players in the healthcare industry include Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGYP), carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) along with BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) and Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OHRP) with a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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