Warner Chilcott Rises On Unusually High Volume (WCRX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Warner Chilcott (Nasdaq: WCRX) is trading at unusually high volume Monday with 19.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 53 cents (+2.8%) at $19.74 as of 10:15 a.m. ET.

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Warner Chilcott has a market cap of $4.84 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Warner Chilcott Public Limited Company, a specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in the development, manufacture, promotion, and franchise of branded pharmaceutical products focusing on the women's healthcare, gastroenterology, urology, and dermatology markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Warner Chilcott as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Warner Chilcott Ratings Report.

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