Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.Medtronic (MDT) pushed the Health Services industry higher today making it today's featured health services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, Medtronic rose $1.10 (1.9%) to $58.34 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 12,550,693 shares of Medtronic exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,858,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $57.70-$58.50 after having opened the day at $58.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.24. Other companies within the Health Services industry that increased today were: BG Medicine (BGMD), up 37.7%, LCA-Vision (LCAV), up 18.0%, Pingtan Marine Enterprise (PME), up 16.2% and Uroplasty (UPI), up 13.1%.
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