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. Get more investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are gapping up? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting UP to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.