Sector Review: Action in the Healthcare Sector on Jan 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ISTA):

The shares closed at $8.22, up $0.95, or 13.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $341.14 million.

ArQule, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARQL):

The shares closed at $6.67, up $0.71, or 11.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $358.66 million.

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD):

The shares closed at $5.55, up $0.54, or 10.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $192.33 million.

Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ:ARAY):

The shares closed at $5.03, up $0.35, or 7.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $354.68 million.

Amarin Corp. plc (NASDAQ:AMRN):

The shares closed at $7.68, up $0.51, or 7.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.04 billion.

Losers (% price change)

Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH):

The shares closed at $3.63, down $0.53, or 12.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $174.98 million.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN):

The shares closed at $11.18, down $1.19, or 9.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $779.73 million.

Watson Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:WPI):

The shares closed at $57.98, down $4.23, or 6.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.37 billion.

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR):

The shares closed at $6.33, down $0.39, or 5.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $724.32 million.

Idenix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IDIX):

The shares closed at $13.65, down $0.77, or 5.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.31 billion.

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