NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Human Genome Sciences Inc

(Nasdaq:

HGSI

) were gapping down Wednesday morning with an open price 13.6% lower than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $12.73 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $11.

The average volume for Human Genome Sciences has been 5.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Human Genome Sciences has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the

health care

sector and

drugs

industry. Shares are down 46.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Human Genome Sciences, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company. Its principal products in development include BENLYSTA for systemic lupus erythematosus; and raxibacumab for inhalation anthrax.

TheStreet Ratings rates Human Genome Sciences as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Human Genome Sciences Ratings Report

.

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