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) pushed the Health Services industry lower today making it today's featured Health Services laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, Boston Scientific fell 8 cents (-1.1%) to $7.32 on light volume. Throughout the day, 11.8 million shares of Boston Scientific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 20.4 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $7.28-$7.43 after having opened the day at $7.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.40. Other companies within the Health Services industry that declined today were:
), down 10.9%,
), down 6.4%,
), down 5.7%, and
), down 5.7%.
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Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices used in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. Boston Scientific has a market cap of $10.11 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 28.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are four analysts that rate Boston Scientific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Boston Scientific as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share.
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On the positive front,
), up 33.5%,
), up 13.9%,
), up 11.4%, and
), up 6.3%, were all gainers within the health services industry with
) being today's featured health services industry leader.
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