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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 up 1.5%. By the end of trading, Isis Pharmaceuticals rose $1.59 (4.3%) to $38.14 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,558,489 shares of Isis Pharmaceuticals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,479,400 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $36.21-$38.33 after having opened the day at $36.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.55. Other companies within the Drugs industry that increased today were:
), up 72.9%,
), up 29.8%,
), up 19.1% and
), up 13.2%.
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Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of antisense drugs using novel drug discovery platform. Isis Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 246.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Isis Pharmaceuticals a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Isis Pharmaceuticals 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing.
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On the negative front,
), down 39.9%,
), down 16.0%,
), down 9.5% and
), down 8.8% , were all laggards within the drugs industry with
) being today's drugs industry laggard.
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