Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IMGN NPSP ACAD BMRN

STJ leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IMGN NPSP ACAD BMRN

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.

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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.


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