Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ACT HSP FRX AZN

AUXL leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ACT HSP FRX AZN

Healthcare stocks remained flat on Wednesday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq fell 0.3% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Forest Laboratories (FRX): FRX stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is up 1.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is down 13.1% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 11.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is down 6.4% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 5.3% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 4.3% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 4.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 1.9% 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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