Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International ( VRX) pushed the Health Care sector higher today making it today's featured health care winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 2.1%. By the end of trading, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International rose $3.87 (3.0%) to $132.17 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,382,771 shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,117,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $127.15-$132.89 after having opened the day at $128.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $128.30. Other companies within the Health Care sector that increased today were: Intercept Pharmaceuticals ( ICPT), up 281.1%, Galectin Therapeutics ( GALT), up 59.3%, Conatus Pharmaceuticals ( CNAT), up 57.0% and Sangamo BioSciences ( SGMO), up 38.3%.
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