Arena Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (ARNA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ARNA) were gapping down Friday morning with an open price 10.1% lower than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $8.40 Thursday and opened today's trading at $7.55.

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The average volume for Arena has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Arena has a market cap of $1.79 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in discovering, developing, and commercializing novel drugs that target G protein-coupled receptors in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular, central nervous system, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases.

TheStreet Ratings rates Arena as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its meager revenue growth. You can view the full Arena Ratings Report.

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