Healthcare Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 18th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNSN): The shares closed at $2.55, up $0.4, or 18.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $139.95 million. About the company: Hansen Medical, Inc. develops and manufactures medical robotics designed for positioning, manipulation and control of catheters and catheter-based technologies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • China Medical Tech., Inc (NASDAQ:CMED): The shares closed at $4.29, up $0.44, or 11.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $138.43 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 >>
  • Synta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNTA): The shares closed at $3.83, up $0.39, or 11.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $189.58 million. About the company: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company developing small-molecule drugs for inflammatory diseases, cancer, and diabetes. The Company has drug candidates in human clinical trials and additional programs in preclinical studies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cytori Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CYTX): The shares closed at $2.93, up $0.29, or 10.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $160.67 million. About the company: Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. discovers and develops cell-based therapeutics utilizing adult stem cells derived from fat tissue. The Company’s investigational therapies target cardiovascular disease, spine and orthopedic conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, and new approaches for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN): The shares closed at $5.84, up $0.44, or 8.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $407.30 million. About the company: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops solutions for infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis, and resistant bacterial infections. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH): The shares closed at $2.55, down $0.37, or 12.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $122.38 million. About the company: Delcath Systems Inc. has developed a system to isolate the liver from the circulatory system and to administer chemotherapy and other therapeutic agents directly to the liver. This system filters the patients blood removing most of the harmful chemotherapy agents lessening the side-effects of the treatment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Merge Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ:MRGE): The shares closed at $4.81, down $0.4, or 7.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $431.20 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 >>
  • Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI): The shares closed at $19.34, down $1.37, or 6.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.16 billion. About the company: Masimo Corporation designs, develops and licenses medical signal processing and sensor technology for the noninvasive monitoring of physiological parameters. The Company’s first products are designed to improve the effectiveness of pulse oximetry by overcoming the inability of current monitors to precisely measure the levels of arterial blood oxygen saturation and low arterial blood flow. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNPT): The shares closed at $4.55, down $0.3, or 6.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $161.25 million. About the company: XenoPort Inc. is biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a portfolio of internally discovered product candidates that utilize the body’s natural nutrient transporter mechanisms to improve the therapeutic benefits of existing drugs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Sirona Dental Systems (NASDAQ:SIRO): The shares closed at $40.79, down $2.66, or 6.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.29 billion. About the company: Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of dental equipment. The Company’s products include CAD/CAM restoration equipment (CEREC), digital and film-based intra-oral, panoramic and cephalometric X-ray imaging systems, dental treatment centers and handpieces. 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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