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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 0.1%. By the end of trading, Boston Scientific fell $0.16 (-1.3%) to $11.89 on light volume. Throughout the day, 7,580,086 shares of Boston Scientific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14,245,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $11.88-$12.12 after having opened the day at $12.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.05. Other companies within the Health Services industry that declined today were:
), down 16.6%,
), down 16.4%,
), down 15.1% and
), down 10.0%.
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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 $15.9 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 108.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Boston Scientific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 16 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
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On the positive front,
), up 35.7%,
), up 9.9%,
), up 8.9% and
), up 7.9% , were all gainers within the health services industry with
) being today's featured health services industry leader.
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