While the S&P 500 grew 0.7%, the Health Care sector (XLV) showed little movement during trading today.

Given Imaging (GIVN) rose 5% to close at $16.72, cross its 50-day moving average of $16.43 and 200-day moving average of $17.72. Atrion Corporation (ATRI) declined 0.4% to close at $207.39, moving below its 50-day moving average of $207.94 and 200-day moving average of $220.36.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int (VRX) rose 4.5% to close at $46.99, approaching its 50-day moving average of $47.35. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $49.41. Bristol-Myers Squibb (AGP) fell 3.2% to close at $34.91, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $34.15. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $63.27.

Theravance (THRX) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 9.7%. The stock closed at $27.10 with 643,882 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $24.63 to $27.14.

IntelliPharmaCeutics Intl (IPCI) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 7.7% (-25 cents) to close at $3, as 43,280 shares moved. The stock traded between $3 and $3.30.