The West Pharmaceutical stock is up more than 3% on the day.
West Pharmaceutical is a specialty pharmaceuticals company with a specialty in treating certain chronic conditions and conditions associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, multiple heart attacks, stroke, and other disorders.
West also makes a variety of other drugs, such as vaccines, medical devices, and insulin.
West is listed on the Nasdaq stock market.
The stock has gained more than 13% this year.
West was the number one pharmaceutical company in the U.S. by revenue in 2016.
The company’s stock has seen a huge increase in recent years, and the stock is now worth $15.2 billion.
The company’s market cap is $2.7 billion.
The stock rose 1.2% to $14.07 at 1:21 p.m.
West was down 0.9% for the day, while the Nasco Group Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) was up 1.5%.
West Pharmaceuticals is currently one of the largest players in the healthcare industry.
West had more than $100 billion in sales in 2016, according to Forbes.
West’s market value is $25.9 billion.