3 Stocks Pushing The Health Services Industry Lower

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The Health Services industry as a whole was unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.2%. Laggards within the Health Services industry included SunLink Health Systems ( SSY), down 3.3%, Vision-Sciences ( VSCI), down 4.3%, CAS Medical Systems ( CASM), down 2.5%, Semler Scientific ( SMLR), down 6.0% and Akers Biosciences ( AKER), down 3.1%.

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

Akers Biosciences ( AKER) is one of the companies that pushed the Health Services industry lower today. Akers Biosciences was down $0.10 (3.1%) to $3.15 on light volume. Throughout the day, 5,325 shares of Akers Biosciences exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $3.07-$3.15 after having opened the day at $3.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.25.

Akers Biosciences has a market cap of $15.2 million and is part of the health care sector. Shares are down 54.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Akers Biosciences a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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