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Celgene Corporation



) pushed the Drugs industry higher today making it today's featured drugs winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Celgene Corporation rose $1.72 (1.0%) to $169.14 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,203,190 shares of Celgene Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,816,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $167.38-$169.84 after having opened the day at $167.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $167.42. Other companies within the Drugs industry that increased today were:

Coronado Biosciences



), up 26.7%,

Inovio Pharmaceuticals



), up 20.2%,

Apricus Biosciences



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), up 16.6% and




), up 15.3%.

Celgene Corporation discovers, develops, and commercializes therapies for cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases in the United States and Europe. Celgene Corporation has a market cap of $69.0 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 113.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 21 analysts that rate Celgene Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Celgene Corporation

as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the negative front,

Mast Therapeutics



), down 39.1%,

Oramed Pharmaceuticals



), down 21.3%,

Heat Biologics



), down 7.4% and

Hemispherx Biopharma



), down 6.4% , were all laggards within the drugs industry with

Ariad Pharmaceuticals



) being today's drugs industry laggard.

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SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF



) while those bearish on the drugs industry could consider

ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotech




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