Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB) closed at $0.91 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.97% move from the prior day. This move outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 1.6%. Elsewhere, the Dow lost 1.84%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.95%.
Coming into today, shares of the company had lost 34.74% in the past month. In that same time, the Medical sector lost 4.88%, while the S&P 500 lost 10.82%.
Investors will be hoping for strength from ACB as it approaches its next earnings release. On that day, ACB is projected to report earnings of -$0.06 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 25%. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $49.96 million, up 1.96% from the prior-year quarter.
For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of -$0.94 per share and revenue of $209.72 million, which would represent changes of -327.27% and +5.88%, respectively, from the prior year.
Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for ACB. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.
Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.
The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 2.22% higher. ACB currently has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).
The Medical - Products industry is part of the Medical sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 52, which puts it in the top 21% of all 250+ industries.
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