Healthcare Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 21st

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Pharmasset, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRUS): The shares closed at $134.14, up $61.47, or 84.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.15 billion. About the company: Pharmasset, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. The Company develops oral therapeutics for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B (HBV), and hepatitis C (HCV). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Inhibitex, Inc. (NASDAQ:INHX): The shares closed at $10.61, up $1.68, or 18.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $830.69 million. About the company: Inhibitex Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes novel antibody-based products. The Company develops products for the prevention and treatment of serious bacterial and fungal infections in the hospital setting. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN): The shares closed at $55.00, up $5.19, or 10.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.09 billion. About the company: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical products for the treatment of serious medical conditions. The Company has therapeutic candidates in clinical trials for the potential treatment of cancer, eye diseases, and inflammatory diseases, and has preclinical programs in other diseases and disorders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBLI): The shares closed at $3.02, up $0.28, or 10.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $107.25 million. About the company: Cleveland Biolabs, Inc. develops pharmaceuticals. The Company develops drugs to protect humans from exposure to radiation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Savient Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SVNT): The shares closed at $2.52, up $0.17, or 7.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $180.11 million. About the company: Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets human health care products for niche and wider markets. The Company offers pharmaceutical products for a wide range of medical needs such as weight gain, drugs targeting the control of elevated uric acid levels in the blood, and rheumatology. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNSN): The shares closed at $2.22, down $0.33, or 12.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $121.84 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 >>
  • SIGA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGA): The shares closed at $2.23, down $0.29, or 11.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $114.66 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 >>
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD): The shares closed at $36.26, down $3.62, or 9.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $27.24 billion. About the company: Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases. The Company’s primary arees of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver disease and serious cardiovascular and respiratory conditions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AVANIR Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AVNR): The shares closed at $2.32, down $0.19, or 7.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $288.11 million. About the company: AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Inc. develops, acquires, and markets treatments for central nervous system disorders, inflammation, and infectious diseases. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Senomyx Inc. (NASDAQ:SNMX): The shares closed at $3.69, down $0.29, or 7.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $146.65 million. About the company: Senomyx, Inc. discovers new proprietary flavor and fragrance molecules for use in a wide range of consumer products. The company’s flavor and fragrance molecules are used by consumer products companies to improve the taste or smell of many products, including processed foods, beverages, perfumes and personal and home care products. 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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