NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Rigel Pharmaceuticals

(Nasdaq:

RIGL

) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 1.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.6 times its average daily volume and trading down 24 cents (-2.8%) at $8.25 as of 9:42 a.m. ET.

Rigel has a market cap of $415.7 million and is part of the

health care

sector and

drugs

industry.

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage drug development company, engages in the discovery and development of small-molecule drugs for the treatment of inflammatory/autoimmune diseases, as well as for certain cancers and metabolic diseases.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rigel as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Rigel Ratings Report

.

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