Healthcare Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Nephros, Inc.(NEPH): The shares closed at $3.04, up $0.53, or 21.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $107.78 million.
  • Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN): The shares closed at $4.18, up $0.46, or 12.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $139.33 million. About the company: Compugen Ltd. develops solutions in the field of computational genomics. The Company provides its gene discovery tools to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other life sciences through its Web site, labOnWeb.com. Compugen is also seeking to commercialize the genes and proteins it discovers.
  • Biolase Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLTI): The shares closed at $3.53, up $0.38, or 12.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $106.59 million. About the company: BioLase Technology, Inc. manufactures and markets laser dental, cosmetic, aesthetic, and surgical systems. The Company also manufactures a patented laser-based Hydrokinetic surgical cutting system.
  • Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ:ARAY): The shares closed at $5.26, up $0.56, or 11.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $316.42 million. About the company: Accuray Inc. has developed an intelligent robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat solid tumors anywhere in the body as an alternative to traditional surgery.
  • Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBLI): The shares closed at $3.25, up $0.29, or 9.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $115.14 million. About the company: Cleveland Biolabs, Inc. develops pharmaceuticals. The Company develops drugs to protect humans from exposure to radiation.

Losers (% price change)

  • Chindex Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDX): The shares closed at $9.71, down $0.45, or 4.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $163.18 million. About the company: Chindex International, Inc. provides representative and distribution services to a number of multinational companies in the Greater Chinese marketplace including Hong Kong and Macau. The Company also operates a private hospital corporation in China. U.S.-China’s customers include manufacturers of medical products.
  • Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS): The shares closed at $3.25, down $0.11, or 3.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $248.77 million. About the company: Curis, Inc. develops therapeutics for the regeneration and restoration of human tissues and organs.
  • Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC): The shares closed at $2.46, down $0.08, or 3.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $219.49 million. About the company: Alphatec Holdings, Inc. manufactures medical devices. The Company produces products for the surgical treatment of spinal disorders. Alphatec manufactures spine screws, spinal spacers, and plates.
  • Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL): The shares closed at $7.06, down $0.22, or 3.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $910.56 million. About the company: Exelixis, Inc. is a development-stage biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other serious diseases. The Company is building a portfolio of compounds it believes could become pharmaceutical products. Exelixis has strategic alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
  • Cornerstone Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CRTX): The shares closed at $7.48, down $0.22, or 2.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $194.15 million. About the company: Cornerstone Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes therapeutic products. The Company develops products that are designed to regulate the body’s inflammatory response associated with asthma and critical care diseases, and products for the respiratory market.

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

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