Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – NVDQ ARIA AUXL CBST

WMGI leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – NVDQ ARIA AUXL CBST

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq was up 0.8% and the S&P 500 increased 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Novadaq Technologies (NVDQ): NVDQ stock is up 5.6% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 5.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is up 4.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 4.7% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 3.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 3.7% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 3.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 1.1% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Emeritus Corp (ESC): ESC stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT 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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