Ocugen (OCGN) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

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Ocugen (OCGN) closed at $6.71 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.61% move from the prior day. This change lagged the S&P 500's 0.54% loss on the day.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the biotech knee implant developer had lost 12.9% over the past month. This has lagged the Medical sector's loss of 3.77% and the S&P 500's gain of 3.05% in that time.

OCGN will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. On that day, OCGN is projected to report earnings of -$0.03 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 84.21%.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for OCGN. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

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The Medical - Biomedical and Genetics industry is part of the Medical sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 208, which puts it in the bottom 19% of all 250+ industries.

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