Sarepta Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (SRPT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRPT) were gapping down Tuesday morning with an open price 11.7% lower than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $39.24 Monday and opened today's trading at $34.65.

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The average volume for Sarepta has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sarepta has a market cap of $1.28 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 55.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery and development of RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of rare and infectious diseases.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sarepta as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full Sarepta Ratings Report.

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