Warner Chilcott Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (WCRX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Warner Chilcott (Nasdaq: WCRX) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 11 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading down 48 cents (-3.5%) at $13.30 as of 3:46 p.m. ET.

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Warner Chilcott has a market cap of $3.36 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Warner Chilcott plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on the development, manufacture, and promotion of branded pharmaceutical products in women's healthcare, gastroenterology, dermatology, and urology segments in North America and western Europe markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Warner Chilcott as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Warner Chilcott Ratings Report.

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