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) pushed the Drugs industry higher today making it today's featured drugs winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2%. By the end of trading, Herbalife rose $0.96 (2.5%) to $39.71 on average volume. Throughout the day, 4,912,655 shares of Herbalife exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,030,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $38.75-$40.58 after having opened the day at $39.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.75. Other companies within the Drugs industry that increased today were:
), up 37.8%,
), up 26.0%,
), up 25.6% and
), up 18.1%.
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Herbalife Ltd., a network marketing company, sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, and personal care products worldwide. Herbalife has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 16.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Herbalife as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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On the negative front,
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), down 16.8% , were all laggards within the drugs industry with
) being today's drugs industry laggard.
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