Warner Chilcott Reaches New 52-Week High (WCRX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Warner Chilcott (Nasdaq: WCRX) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $20.53, above its previous 52-week high of $20.51 with 17.4 million shares traded as of 1:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been five million shares over the past 30 days.

Warner Chilcott has a market cap of $4.82 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 Monday.

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.

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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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