Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model Baxter International ( BAX) pushed the Health Services industry higher today making it today's featured health services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.8%. By the end of trading, Baxter International rose $1.85 (2.7%) to $69.95 on average volume. Throughout the day, 4,367,865 shares of Baxter International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,484,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $68.75-$70.18 after having opened the day at $68.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.10. Other companies within the Health Services industry that increased today were: Escalon Medical Corporation ( ESMC), up 21.5%, USMD Holdings ( USMD), up 18.1%, Healthways ( HWAY), up 12.3% and Vision-Sciences Inc (DE ( VSCI), up 9.5%.
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