Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EW HTWR BSX LGND

EW leads healthcare stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EW HTWR BSX LGND

Healthcare stocks advanced 0.7% on Wall Street on Monday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.5% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.5% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 14.5% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 5.2% today.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 2.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 7.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 1.1%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN): XLRN stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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