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) pushed the Health Care sector lower today making it today's featured Health Care laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Sarepta Therapeutics fell $1.16 (-4.8%) to $23.09 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1.7 million shares of Sarepta Therapeutics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $22.81-$24.67 after having opened the day at $24.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.25. Other companies within the Health Care sector that declined today were:
), down 15.7%,
), down 14.1%,
), down 11.9%, and
), down 11.1%.
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Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery and development of RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of serious and life-threatening rare and infectious diseases. Sarepta Therapeutics has a market cap of $527.8 million and is part of the drugs industry. Shares are up 3155% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are five analysts that rate Sarepta Therapeutics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Sarepta Therapeutics as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow.
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On the positive front,
), up 28%,
), up 15.3%,
), up 10.8%, and
), up 10.8%, were all gainers within the health care sector with
) being today's featured health care sector leader.
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