3 Stocks Pushing The Health Care Sector Lower

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The Health Care sector as a whole closed the day up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.4%. Laggards within the Health Care sector included VirtualScopics ( VSCP), down 2.6%, Electromed ( ELMD), down 2.7%, SunLink Health Systems ( SSY), down 4.9%, Can Fite Biofarma ( CANF), down 3.8% and Semler Scientific ( SMLR), down 8.0%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the sector lower today:

Can Fite Biofarma ( CANF) is one of the companies that pushed the Health Care sector lower today. Can Fite Biofarma was down $0.16 (3.8%) to $4.15 on light volume. Throughout the day, 15,053 shares of Can Fite Biofarma exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $4.14-$4.32 after having opened the day at $4.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.32.

Can Fite Biofarma has a market cap of $33.5 million and is part of the health services industry. Shares are down 28.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Can Fite Biofarma a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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