) pushed the Health Care sector lower today making it today's featured Health Care laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.3%. By the end of trading, Eli Lilly and Company fell $0.60 (-1.2%) to $49.12 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7,431,976 shares of Eli Lilly and Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,234,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $49.05-$49.86 after having opened the day at $49.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.72. Other companies within the Health Care sector that declined today were:
), down 77.9%,
), down 58.0%,
), down 41.5% and
), down 18.6%.
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Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. Eli Lilly and Company has a market cap of $56.1 billion and is part of the drugs industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Eli Lilly and Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Eli Lilly and Company
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full Eli Lilly and Company Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
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), up 15.6%,
), up 14.8% and
), up 14.6% , were all gainers within the health care sector with
) being today's featured health care sector leader.
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