The drugs industry closed the day up 0.7%. DARA Biosciences Inc ( DARA), Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc ( NEPT), Horizon Pharma Inc ( HZNP), and Galena Biopharma Inc ( RXII) were all decliners today within the drugs industry with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc ( VRX) being today's featured drugs loser. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc fell 23 cents (-0.7%) to $35.30 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2.4 million shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products in the areas of neurology, dermatology, and branded generics. Its product portfolio comprises approximately 490 products. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the health care sector. TheStreet Ratings rates Valeant Pharmaceuticals International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and disappointing return on equity.
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