Healthcare stocks finished up 0.6% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.5%, the Nasdaq rose 0.8% and the S&P 500 increased 0.5%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 6.8% today.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 5.1% today.
- Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 4.8% today.
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 4.3% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 4.0% today.
- Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 3.9% today.
- Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 3.9% today.
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 3.7% today.
- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 3.5% today.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 3.4% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 6.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 1.7% today.
- Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 1.1% today.
- Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is down 0.7% today.
- Emeritus Corp (ESC): ESC stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is down 0.6% today.
- Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 0.6% today.
- Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.6% today.
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.