2. As of noon trading, Sanofi ( SNY) is down $0.26 (-0.5%) to $52.70 on heavy volume Thus far, 4.8 million shares of Sanofi exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.99-$52.70 after having opened the day at $52.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.96.

Sanofi researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company operates through Pharmaceuticals, Human Vaccines, and Animal Health segments. Sanofi has a market cap of $140.9 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sanofi as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sanofi Ratings Report now.

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