2. As of noon trading, Sanofi ( SNY) is down $0.56 (-1.1%) to $48.99 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.2 million shares of Sanofi exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.87-$49.40 after having opened the day at $49.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.55.

Sanofi researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company operates through Pharmaceuticals, Human Vaccines, and Animal Health segments. Sanofi has a market cap of $135.3 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 4.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Sanofi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sanofi as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sanofi Ratings Report now.

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