Biomarin Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (BMRN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Biomarin Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: BMRN) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 2.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down $3.31 (-4.9%) at $64.50 as of 3:40 p.m. ET.

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Biomarin has a market cap of $9.77 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 42.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. develops and commercializes biopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally.

TheStreet Ratings rates Biomarin as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Biomarin Ratings Report.

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