Healthcare stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.6%, the Nasdaq was up 0.7% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.6%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 9.8% today.
- NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 8.0% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 3.6% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 2.5% today.
- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 2.5% today.
- Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 2.2% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 2.0% today.
- Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 1.9% today.
- Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 1.9% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- St. Jude Medical (STJ): STJ stock is down 2.2% today.
- Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 1.2% today.
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 1.4% today.
- Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.9% today.
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 0.8% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 0.6% today.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 0.4% today.
- Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is down 0.6% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA 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.