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.
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.