Healthcare Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 11th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP): The shares closed at $4.89, up $0.51, or 11.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $334.73 million. About the company: ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company seeking to acquire, develop and commercialize a diverse, risk-sensitive portfolio of in-licensed cancer drugs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 3SBio Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRX): The shares closed at $12.67, up $1.06, or 9.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $277.65 million. About the company: 3SBio, Inc. is a biotechnology company. The Company researches treatments in the areas of nephrology, oncology, supportive cancer care, inflammation, and infectious diseases. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • China Medical Tech., Inc (NASDAQ:CMED): The shares closed at $4.34, up $0.35, or 8.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.04 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 >>
  • BioScrip Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOS): The shares closed at $5.58, up $0.44, or 8.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $305.27 million. About the company: BioScrip, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit management and specialty pharmaceutical organization that partners with managed care organizations and healthcare providers to control prescription drug costs. The Company provides pharmacy benefit products and services and mail order pharmacy services, and is the fulfillment center for online retailers offering prescription and OTC products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Bio-Reference (NASDAQ:BRLI): The shares closed at $12.31, down $3.96, or 24.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $344.06 million. About the company: Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. operates an independent clinical laboratory in the Northeast United States. The Company’s laboratory has specialty capability in the areas of genomics, oncology, correctional health, and complimentary medicine. Bio-Reference also offers information solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving quality performance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX): The shares closed at $3.97, down $0.52, or 11.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $135.30 million. About the company: Metabolix, Inc. produces biobased, biodegradable, natural plastics and chemicals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CARDIOME PHARMA CORP (NASDAQ:CRME): The shares closed at $2.54, down $0.16, or 5.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $155.27 million. About the company: Cardiome Pharma Corp. is a product-focused cardiovascular drug development company with clinical drug programs. The Company’s programs focus on atrial arrhythmia and congestive heart failure. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Amarin Corp. plc (NASDAQ:AMRN): The shares closed at $7.15, down $0.24, or 3.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $952.16 million. About the company: Amarin Corporation PLC is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company researches, develops, and commercializes drugs for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia, central nervous system disorders, and cardiovascular diseases. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Merge Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ:MRGE): The shares closed at $5.38, down $0.16, or 2.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $482.30 million. About the company: Merge Healthcare Inc. provides medical imaging and information management software and services. The Company offers clinical and medical imaging software applications and development tools. 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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