Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3%, the Nasdaq declined 0.8% and the S&P 500 fell 0.3%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is up 5.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 2.9% today.
- Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is up 1.7% today.
- Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 1.9% today.
- Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 0.8% today.
- NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 1.3% today.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 1.4% today.
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 0.4% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 5.6% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 4.3% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 3.5% today.
- Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is down 3.2%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 3.1% today.
- Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 2.5%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 2.6% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 2.6%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 3.0% today.
- Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 2.5% today and down 25.7% in the last month.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.