Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (VRX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 2.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.2 times its average daily volume and trading down $2.57 (-3.4%) at $72.80 as of 3:16 p.m. ET.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has a market cap of $23.11 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 26.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products and medical devices in the areas of neurology, dermatology, and branded generics.

TheStreet Ratings rates Valeant Pharmaceuticals International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Ratings Report.

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