3 Stocks Pushing The Health Care Sector Lower

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The Health Care sector as a whole closed the day down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.7%. Laggards within the Health Care sector included China Pharma ( CPHI), down 4.3%, Escalon Medical ( ESMC), down 3.0%, Oragenics ( OGEN), down 9.2%, EntreMed ( ENMD), down 1.8% and CAS Medical Systems ( CASM), down 6.7%.

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

EntreMed ( ENMD) is one of the companies that pushed the Health Care sector lower today. EntreMed was down $0.03 (1.8%) to $1.66 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 32,223 shares of EntreMed exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 20,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $1.61-$1.70 after having opened the day at $1.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.69.

EntreMed has a market cap of $47.1 million and is part of the drugs industry. Shares are up 11.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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