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3 Health Care Stocks Moving The Sector Upward

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.

All three major indices traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 40 points (0.2%) at 16,487 as of Friday, May 16, 2014, 3:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,578 issues advancing vs. 1,383 declining with 164 unchanged.

The Health Care sector as a whole was unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.3%. Top gainers within the Health Care sector included VirtualScopics ( VSCP), up 1.9%, Electromed ( ELMD), up 2.8%, American Shared Hospital Services ( AMS), up 2.0%, Pro-Dex ( PDEX), up 7.9% and EntreMed ( ENMD), up 1.7%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

EntreMed ( ENMD) is one of the companies that pushed the Health Care sector higher today. EntreMed was up $0.03 (1.7%) to $1.80 on light volume. Throughout the day, 10,168 shares of EntreMed exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.74-$1.87 after having opened the day at $1.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.77.

EntreMed has a market cap of $47.6 million and is part of the drugs industry. Shares are up 5.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on ENMD go as follows:

You can view the full analysis from the report here: EntreMed Ratings Report

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