NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Orexigen Therapeutics

(Nasdaq:

OREX

) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 2.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.2 times its average daily volume and trading down 47 cents (-10.4%) at $4.07 as of 11 a.m. ET.

Orexigen has a market cap of $114.4 million and is part of the

health care

sector and

drugs

industry. Shares are up 182% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., a development stage company, focuses on the development of pharmaceutical product candidates for the treatment of obesity.

TheStreet Ratings rates Orexigen as a

sell

. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full

Orexigen Ratings Report

.

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