The health services industry closed the day up 1.5%. TranS1 Inc ( TSON), Misonix Inc ( MSON), Bovie Medical Corporation ( BVX), and Dynacq Healthcare Inc ( DYII) were all decliners today within the health services industry with Mindray Medical International ( MR) being today's featured health services loser. Mindray Medical International fell 16 cents (-0.7%) to $24.35 on light volume. Throughout the day, 227,954 shares of Mindray Medical International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 626,400 shares.

Mindray Medical International Limited, through its subsidiary, Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd., develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices worldwide. Mindray Medical International has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5, above the average health services industry P/E ratio of 18.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mindray Medical International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity.

On the positive front, Kips Bay Medical Inc ( KIPS), Escalon Medical Corporation ( ESMC), Conceptus Inc ( CPTS), and Solta Medical Inc ( SLTM) were all gainers within the health services industry with Express Scripts ( ESRX) being today's featured health services industry winner.

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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