Healthcare Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 16th

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Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Healthcare (NYSE:XLV) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Columbia Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:CBRX): The shares closed at $2.30, up $0.16, or 7.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $200.72 million. About the company: Columbia Laboratories, Inc. is an international pharmaceutical company that develops and markets women’s health care and endocrinology products. The Company develops products intended to treat infertility, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, and hormonal deficiencies, primarily utilizing its Bioadhesive Delivery System technology. Columbia markets Striant, and Prochieve 8% and 4%. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Affymax, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFY): The shares closed at $4.89, up $0.3, or 6.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $174.72 million. About the company: Affymax Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops peptide-based drugs for the treatment of serious and life-threatening conditions such as kidney disease and cancer. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUXL): The shares closed at $16.90, up $1.01, or 6.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $810.34 million. About the company: Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company . The Company develops and markets therapeutics to urologists, endocrinologists, orthopedists and select primary care physicians. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI): The shares closed at $4.04, up $0.22, or 5.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $114.63 million. About the company: Lannett Company, Inc. manufactures and distributes pharmaceutical products under its own trade name and under generic names. The Company also distributes competitive pharmaceutical products manufactured by other companies. The principal products include antifungals, antacids, dermatological preparations, and analgesic sedatives. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • (): The shares closed at $52.92, up $2.51, or 4.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $130.57 million. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Oncolytics Biotech, Inc (NASDAQ:ONCY): The shares closed at $4.04, down $0.43, or 9.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $287.81 million. About the company: Oncolytics Biotech Inc. discovers and develops pharmaceutical products for the treatment of cancers that have not been successfully treated with conventional therapeutics. The Company is focusing on the development of the reovirus known as REOLYSIN as a potential cancer therapeutic. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • China Medical Tech., Inc (NASDAQ:CMED): The shares closed at $4.00, down $0.39, or 8.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $129.07 million. About the company: China Medical Technologies, Inc. is a medical device company. The Company develops, manufactures, and markets products using high intensity focused ultrasound, or HIFU, for the treatment of diseases and disorders. China Medical Technologies, Inc. is based in Beijing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SIGA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGA): The shares closed at $2.48, down $0.18, or 6.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $127.52 million. About the company: SIGA Technologies, Inc. explores, develops, and markets products for use in defense against biological warfare agents. The Company’s also offers products such as novel anti-infectives or the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Skilled Healthcare Group (NYSE:SKH): The shares closed at $4.36, down $0.31, or 6.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $165.74 million. About the company: Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. operates nursing and assisted-living homes in California, Texas, Kansas, and Nevada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYNO): The shares closed at $11.89, down $0.81, or 6.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $149.96 million. About the company: Cynosure Inc. develops and manufactures lasers for medical and aesthetic treatment applications, including leg veins, hair removal, scar revision, port-wine birthmarks, facial spider veins, stretch marks, tattoos, and pigmented lesions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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