Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc ( AUXL) pushed the Health Care sector higher today making it today's featured health care winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 1.4%. By the end of trading, Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc rose $1.01 (6.4%) to $16.90 on average volume. Throughout the day, 968,305 shares of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 848,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $15.52-$17.09 after having opened the day at $15.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.89. Other companies within the Health Care sector that increased today were: ARCA biopharma Inc ( ABIO), up 43.7%, China Cord Blood Corporation ( CO), up 18.2%, Telik Inc ( TELK), up 8.7%, and Tengion Inc ( TNGN), up 8.3%. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily in the United States. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc has a market cap of $733.7 million and is part of the drugs industry. Shares are down 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Auxilium as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.