The

health services

industry closed the day down 2.5%.

Kips Bay Medical Inc

(

KIPS

),

American Caresource Holdings Inc

(

ANCI

),

BG Medicine Inc

(

BGMD

), and

Dynatronics Corporation

(

DYNT

) were all decliners today within the health services industry with

Stereotaxis Inc

(

STXS

) being today's featured health services loser. Stereotaxis Inc fell 16 cents (-11.8%) to $1.20 on light volume. Throughout the day, 143,345 shares of Stereotaxis Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 639,200 shares.

Stereotaxis, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets cardiology instrument control systems for use in a hospital's interventional surgical suite or interventional lab for the treatment of arrhythmias and coronary artery diseases in the United States and internationally. Stereotaxis Inc has a market cap of $66.5 million and is part of the

health care

sector. Shares are down 64.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stereotaxis as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally weak debt management, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front,

Escalon Medical Corporation

(

ESMC

),

Tengion Inc

(

TNGN

),

Pressure BioSciences Inc

(

PBIO

), and

Fonar Corporation

(

FONR

) were all gainers within the health services industry with

Skilled Healthcare Group Inc

(

SKH

) being today's health services industry Leader Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the health services industry could consider

Health Care Select Sector SPDR

(

XLV

) while those bearish on the health services industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Health Care

(

RXD

).

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