Hospira Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (HSP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hospira (NYSE: HSP) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 3.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.4 times its average daily volume and trading down 78 cents (-2.2%) at $34.17 as of 11:30 a.m. ET.

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Hospira has a market cap of $5.84 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hospira, Inc. provides injectable drugs and infusion technologies to develop, manufacture, distribute, and markets products that help improve the safety of patient care worldwide.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hospira as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Hospira Ratings Report.

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