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) pushed the Health Care sector lower today making it today's featured Health Care laggard. The sector as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Celgene Corporation fell 89 cents (-1.1%) to $81.19 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3.1 million shares of Celgene Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $81.15-$82 after having opened the day at $81.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.08. Other companies within the Health Care sector that declined today were:
), down 15.2%,
), down 12.7%,
), down 11.5%, and
), down 10.2%.
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Celgene Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes various therapies to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases primarily in the United States and Europe. Celgene Corporation has a market cap of $34.05 billion and is part of the drugs industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 19.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 19 analysts that rate Celgene Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and six rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Celgene Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
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On the positive front,
), up 76.7%,
), up 35.3%,
), up 30.1%, and
), up 24.3%, were all gainers within the health care sector with
) being today's featured health care sector leader.
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