) pushed the Health Care sector lower today making it today's featured Health Care laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Warner Chilcott fell $0.31 (-1.6%) to $19.53 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2,496,994 shares of Warner Chilcott exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,376,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $19.49-$19.95 after having opened the day at $19.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.84. Other companies within the Health Care sector that declined today were:
), down 70.0%,
), down 34.9%,
), down 25.2% and
), down 18.1%.
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Warner Chilcott Public Limited Company, a specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in the development, manufacture, promotion, and franchise of branded pharmaceutical products focusing on the women's healthcare, gastroenterology, urology, and dermatology markets. Warner Chilcott has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the drugs industry. Shares are down 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Warner Chilcott a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall.
- You can view the full Warner Chilcott Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
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), up 24.6%,
), up 20.1% and
), up 14.9% , were all gainers within the health care sector with
) being today's featured health care sector leader.
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