Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – VOLC PBYI ABBV

ACAD leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – VOLC PBYI ABBV

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly 3.3% on Wall Street on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.1%, the Nasdaq plummeted 3.1% and the S&P 500 was down 2.1%.

Only one stock in the healthcare sectors showed gains:

  • Volcano Corp (VOLC): VOLC stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 8.7% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 8.6% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 7.2% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 6.4% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 6.1% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 5.2% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is down 5.0% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is down 5.0% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/04/biggest-movers-in-healthcare-stocks-now-volc-pbyi-abbv-volc-acad-lgnd/.

©2014 InvestorPlace Media, LLC

Comments are currently unavailable. Please check back soon.