3 Stocks Boosting The Drugs Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 64.62 points (-0.4%) at 16,379 as of Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, 3:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,596 issues advancing vs. 1,415 declining with 129 unchanged.

The Drugs industry as a whole closed the day down 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.6%. Top gainers within the Drugs industry included Aoxing Pharmaceutical ( AXN), up 7.8%, Tianyin Pharmaceutical ( TPI), up 1.7%, Oragenics ( OGEN), up 6.4%, Heat Biologics ( HTBX), up 1.6% and Chembio Diagnostics ( CEMI), up 1.6%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

Heat Biologics ( HTBX) is one of the companies that pushed the Drugs industry higher today. Heat Biologics was up $0.06 (1.6%) to $3.87 on average volume. Throughout the day, 13,625 shares of Heat Biologics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $3.60-$3.87 after having opened the day at $3.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.81.

Heat Biologics has a market cap of $24.8 million and is part of the health care sector. Shares are down 46.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on HTBX go as follows:

You can view the full analysis from the report here: Heat Biologics Ratings Report

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3 Stocks Advancing The Drugs Industry