Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBH LCI ALNY CLVS

OPK leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBH LCI ALNY CLVS

Healthcare stocks rose broadly 1.1% on Wall Street on Tuesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.7%, the Nasdaq rose 0.8% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.7% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 9.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 5.5% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 2.9% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 2.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 0.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 0.3%, marking the eighth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 0.2% today.

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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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