Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – WCG CMN IRWD IPXL

HLS leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – WCG CMN IRWD IPXL

Healthcare stocks finished down on Wall Street on Thursday, down 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, the Nasdaq pushed 1.0% higher and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 2.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 2.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ): STJ stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is down 1.3%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.1% 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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