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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – AEGR RDY HGR OMI

AEGR leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday


Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street on Friday, down 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.2% higher and the S&P 500 was up 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Aegerion Pharmaceuticals (AEGR): AEGR stock is up 2.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Emeritus Corp (ESC): ESC stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corp (ABC): ABC stock is up 1.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 8.9% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 7.2% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 7.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN): XLRN stock is down 5.6%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 5.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 4.7% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 4.4% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 3.9% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 3.4% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.

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