The health services industry closed the day up 2.2%. Response Genetics Inc ( RGDX), American Caresource Holdings Inc ( ANCI), Natus Medical Inc ( BABY), and Pressure BioSciences Inc ( PBIO) were all decliners today within the health services industry with Volcano Corporation ( VOLC) being today's featured health services loser. Volcano Corporation fell 42 cents (-1.4%) to $28.70 on average volume. Throughout the day, 767,580 shares of Volcano Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 543,800 shares. Volcano Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and commercializes a suite of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and functional measurement (FM) products used in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular and structural heart disease. Volcano Corporation has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 159.6, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 168.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. TheStreet Ratings rates Volcano as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and premium valuation.
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