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) pushed the Drugs industry lower today making it today's featured Drugs laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.1%. By the end of trading, Pfizer fell $0.32 (-1.1%) to $28.02 on light volume. Throughout the day, 20,017,011 shares of Pfizer exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 57,511,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $28.02-$28.37 after having opened the day at $28.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.34. Other companies within the Drugs industry that declined today were:
), down 40.6%,
), down 13.5%,
), down 9.1% and
), down 9.1%.
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Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells medicines for people and animals worldwide. Pfizer has a market cap of $186.4 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 12.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Pfizer a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.
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On the positive front,
), up 18.8%,
), up 15.2%,
), up 13.7% and
), up 12.2% , were all gainers within the drugs industry with
) being today's featured drugs industry leader.
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