Healthcare stocks finished up 0.6% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7%, the Nasdaq increased 1.8% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.7% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 4.1% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 4.0% today.
- United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 4.0% today.
- Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 3.4% today.
- Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is up 3.3% today.
- Novadaq Technologies (NVDQ): NVDQ stock is up 3.3% to $23.01, near the 52-week high of $23.27.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 3.2% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 3.1% today.
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.8% today.
- Volcano Corp (VOLC): VOLC stock is up 2.7% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 1.1% today.
- Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is down 0.8% today.
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 0.6% today.
- Pfizer Inc (PFE): PFE stock is down 0.6% today.
- Cardinal Health (CAH): CAH stock is down 0.4% today.
- Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 0.4% today.
- Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.3% today.
- Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): JNJ stock is down 0.3% today.
- Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 0.3% today.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 0.3% 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.