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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 0.9%. By the end of trading, DaVita HealthCare Partners fell $0.97 (-1.6%) to $60.58 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 3,375,591 shares of DaVita HealthCare Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,603,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $60.42-$61.69 after having opened the day at $61.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.55. Other companies within the Health Services industry that declined today were:
), down 5.4%,
), down 5.1%,
), down 4.7% and
), down 4.6%.
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DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, or end stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States. DaVita HealthCare Partners has a market cap of $12.0 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate DaVita HealthCare Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
DaVita HealthCare Partners
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full DaVita HealthCare Partners Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
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), up 12.3%,
), up 9.5% 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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