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) pushed the Health Services industry lower today making it today's featured Health Services laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.7%. By the end of trading, Boston Scientific fell $0.14 (-1.3%) to $10.83 on average volume. Throughout the day, 20,059,217 shares of Boston Scientific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 18,759,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $10.81-$11.02 after having opened the day at $11.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.97. Other companies within the Health Services industry that declined today were:
), down 16.3%,
), down 12.5%,
), down 10.9% and
), down 9.9%.
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Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices used in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. Boston Scientific has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 91.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Boston Scientific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet.
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On the positive front,
), up 228.7%,
), up 18.5%,
), up 16.3% and
), up 14.1% , were all gainers within the health services industry with
) being today's featured health services industry leader.
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