POZEN Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (POZN)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of POZEN (Nasdaq: POZN) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 14.6% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $4.80 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $5.50.

The average volume for POZEN has been 208,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. POZEN has a market cap of $126.8 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 21.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

POZEN Inc., a pharmaceutical company, develops products for the treatment of acute and chronic pain, and other pain-related conditions in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates POZEN as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has experienced relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. You can view the full POZEN Ratings Report.

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