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Top 5 Companies in the Pharmaceuticals Industry with the Best Relative Performance (LCI , MDCO , DERM , MRK , CTLT )

By Amy Schwartz

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Pharmaceuticals industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Lannett Co Inc (NYSE:LCI ) ranks first with a gain of 2.96%; Medicines Comp (NASDAQ:MDCO ) ranks second with a gain of 2.92%; and Dermira (NASDAQ:DERM ) ranks third with a gain of 2.44%.

Merck & Co (NYSE:MRK ) follows with a gain of 2.01% and Catalent Inc (NYSE:CTLT ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.21%.

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